What on earth is the ‘Super Worm Moon’ we can hear you saying……

Well, it’s relatively simple, the ‘Worm Moon’ is another name for the full moon in March. What is different this year is that March’s full moon is also a ‘Super Moon’. 

What is a Super Moon? 

A supermoon occurs when the moon’s orbit is closest (perigee) to Earth at the same time it is full.

What is a Super Worm Moon?

The Worm Moon marks the start of Spring, as it is named after the earthworms that emerge as the ground thaws. It marks the start of Spring as it is when the birds start to feed on the worms.

When can I see the Super Worm Moon?

The Super Moon will be visible (weather dependant) this evening from 8pm.