19 Mar '11, 12am

There's a full moon on Saturday and it will appear larger as it makes its closest approach to Earth in 18 years

There's a full moon on Saturday and it will appear larger as it makes its closest approach to Earth in 18 years

Full moons vary in size because of the oval shape of its orbit, with one end closer to Earth. On Saturday, the moon will be 356,574km away - the closest to Earth since March 1993. This celestial phenomenon should give people an excuse to take time out for the moon.

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