Midcoast residents on April 7 into April 8 got their closest look at the moon for this year. According to earthsky.org, the moon and Earth were 221,773 miles apart; on Oct. 16, they will be almost as close – 221,775 miles.
Thank you to readers who shared the sight from their towns.
Maggie Zieg of Federal Street, Wiscasset said, “We have been fortunate to see the full moon over the river on many occasions but it is usually too dark to take a photo. This time I happened to go out at just the right time, before it got too dark. Felt really fortunate to catch it when I did ...”