Why is tonight’s full moon called a pink supermoon?

Why is tonight’s full moon called a pink supermoon?

The Guardian

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The pink moon is named not because it takes on a particular colour, but for the colour of a flowering phlox

If the clouds are accommodating, then tonight’s full “pink moon” will be a little bit bigger in the sky, as our planet’s only satellite is almost as close to us as its orbit allows.

But there are a few misconceptions, says Australian astrophysicist Prof Jonti Horner, about the names some people give to full moons.

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