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Supermoon over Morden Wharf by L. Katiyo

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Photo L. Katiyo

The Isle of Dogs is a remarkable place, however it is probably not the place to scan the skies due to the amount of artificial light.

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Photo L. Katiyo

On Sunday and Monday, many Islanders were looking into the skies for the appearance of the Supermoon which in this particular case is when the moon appears 14% larger and 30% brighter than normal.

This was considered quite a special Supermoon due the fact that the moon will come closer to Earth than at any other time since 1948 being only 221,524 miles (356,509km) away.

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Photo L. Katiyo

It was considered that Monday evening would be the best chance to see the Supermoon in the UK, unfortunately the cloud cover over London disappointed many skygazers.

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Photo L. Katiyo

One skygazer who took a few photographs on Sunday was Isle of Dogs Life’s regular contributor L. Katiyo who trained her camera over Morden Wharf to capture the rare astronomical event.

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Photo L. Katiyo

If like me, you missed the event, do not despair because the moon will get even closer on  25th November 2034 when the moon will be within 221,485 miles.

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