Full moon (Super Moon) in Thailand

Loy Kratong with the biggest moon in 68 years

BANGKOK, 14 November 2016 (NNT) – The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) has announced the coming of the biggest “full moon” for 68 years today on Loy Kratong Day.

NARIT Deputy Director Dr. Saran Potyachinda explained that tonight, the moon will orbit to its closest distance from earth this year and in 68 years, at an estimated 356,511 kilometers. The last time the moon came within such a distance was on January 26, 1946, at 356,462 kilometers.

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Reporter: Panod Srisinsuphya
National News Bureau Of Thailand

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