The moon has brightened up our Perth skies with a larger than life spectacle for the past few days. The phenomena is known as a ‘super moon’, but what makes the moon appear bigger than usual?
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a super moon.
Christine caught up with science educator Tim Young to discuss how a super moon is formed and what effect the moons orbit around the earth has on it’s appearance in the sky.
Podcast: Tim Young on the super moon
To the lab is a weekly segment where Christine looks at a different science subject with the educators at Sci Tech.