Your Photos: Music City Super Moon

A giant glowing moon dominated the Music City skyline Sunday night. The Moon was the closest in its orbit to the Earth, making it appear larger in the sky than any other night in the past 18 years. The “super moon”  awed many Nashvillians who took Twitter and Instagram to share the celestial wonder.

Despite its brightness, the Moon is not a light source. Instead, the Moon reflects light from the sun.
Here, the Moon shines over the Music City skyline. Credit: Cory Lowry Photography/ FacebookThe atmosphere scatters the moon light, causing the Moon to appear more yellow and orange as it rises. It usually becomes bluer in color as it approaches its full height in the sky. Taken from the Grand Ole Opry. Credit: Afagen/ FlickrUh-oh. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, it's unlucky to have a full moon on a Sunday. It's good luck to have a full moon on Moon's day, Monday. Credit: Jeffreyhorne/ InstagramAnother superstition says if you shake coins at the full moon, you will double your money by the next month. Could a super full moon yield a super payout? Credit: Rexhammock/ FlickrA female figure perched at the pinnacle of the Musica statue on Music Row seems to be reaching out towards the super moon. Credit: Chrisshinn/ Instagram

Did you catch the super moon? Share your photo with Nashville Public Radio and Tweet or Instagram your shot with #supermoonnashville.


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