What’s so special about the Supermoon? Nothing, if you’re astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson.
Yes, he’s technically correct that the supermoon is a normal event, but he’s also being a bit of a stick in the mud. Everyone else is enamored with the bright, slightly larger version of the moon that swung through Boston’s sky Sunday evening.
Above is a photo of the moon taken by Peabody resident Barbara Hooper. Below are some of our favorite shots of August’s supermoon, shared by New Englanders on social media.