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The moon will be closest to Earth on March 19th 2011

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The moon will be closest to Earth on March 19th 2011
« on: Mar 12, 2011, 05:54 PM »
This is big, The biggest moon you will see this year which tend to happen every 10 or 20 years. The scientists and astronomers have predicted that the moon will be 356,577 kilometers or 221,567 miles from Earth, closest after 1992. Thats the closed in 18 years. And if we are lucky enough we will be able to see a big bright moon on the sky.

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This phenomenon is due to moon's slightly elliptical orbit around the earth. Some think that this can lead to some big natural disasters like storms, tides and earthquakes. Scientist claim that there is no connection between Japan earthquake an the phenomenon.