As the clock ticks over to 12:11am (EDT) tonight, the world will experience the first full honeymoon on a June Friday the 13th in almost 100 years. It will appear golden and huge in the sky, so pay attention because it will not happen again until 2098.
This Friday the 13th's honey moon will be extra-beautiful (or creepy, depending on your perspective) because this month's full moon coincides with its perigee—when it's closest to earth during its orbit—so it will appear super large on the horizon. Pair that with the summer solstice—when the sun cuts its highest path in the sky—and a smattering of atmospheric dust and pollution, and the whole thing will give off an amber—or "honey"—hue.
Now, obviously this is just a coincidence. There is absolutely no reason to suspect that somehow this rare lunar alignment—which we'll next experience in in June 2098—will signal some kind of larger global mayhem. Just to be safe, however: Lovelorn, luck-averse lycanthropes are advised to stay indoors, as this seems like the perfect start to a Jason Voorhees vs. Teenwolf slasher flick.
If you're fogged in or living in the wrong time zone, you can catch a live-feed here from Slooh's community observatories in the Canary Islands and Chile."
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Christi J. Cavallo
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