See the Best Photos of this Week’s Worm Supermoon in Northern California

Photo by Jason Duclos

The clouds cleared over Northern California Monday and Tuesday nights, giving residents a gorgeous view of the Worm Supermoon, the second supermoon of 2020. As with any celestial event, the NorCal photographers pointed their cameras at the sky and were able to beautifully capture the moment.

A “Supermoon” occurs when when the moon is within 90% of pedigree, or the closest to earth in its orbit. March’s rendition is named the “Full Worm Supermoon,” due to the Native American tradition of naming each full moon of the year. In March, the soil softens and earthworms appear for the first time of the year, drawing more birds to the ground.

More photos of the event will continue to trickle in throughout the week, but here are our favorite photos so far from this week’s Worm Supermoon:

Photo by Mike Rubin
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The moon today: 10/10 #humboldtstate

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<— Swipe for a cropped image —> “Worm Moon” – the first full moon in the month of March. Captured during the moon rise as it passes behind one of lesser known bridges in the bay, the San Rafael Bridge. Worm moon is the first of three straight full moon super moons of the year (2nd closest). It’s also called the Crow moon or the Sap Moon. Super Moon happens when the sun, the moon and the earth line up so that the perigee coincides with the most dramatic phases of the moon. Simply put, happens when the moon is closest to the earth. Shared after a few quick edits on the phone. Amazing how much one can do on a mobile device. #visitcalifornia #sfgate #nbcbayarea #visitsf #ktvu2 # abc7now #sfpulse #norcalphotographer #explorecalifornia #californiaadventure #nikonusa #d850 #z6 #rawcalifornia #sanfranciscoworld #sf #onlyinsf #bayarea #theview #natgeoyourshot #sfigers #sanfranciscocity #snowmoon #sanrafaelbridge #bridgesofamerica #supermoon #moonrise #wormmoon #wormmoon2020

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