A pink supermoon is set to appear in the night sky this week, 30% bigger and 14% brighter than usual.
It's an incredible chance to witness a stunning astronomical event and could also impact your spirituality in a big way, especially if you're a Scorpio. So what exactly is the pink supermoon, what causes it and what does it mean for you?
Why is the moon going to be pink?
April’s pink supermoon will mean the moon is at its closest point to Earth in orbit, appearing big and bright in the night sky.
According to NASA, the April pink moon got its name after the herb pink moss, a flower that appears in the US when Spring has sprung.
Despite its name, the moon will not actually look pink in the sky - unlike a blood moon which is caused by a total lunar eclipse. The next blood moon will be visible in North America on 26th May 2021.
Those in the UK will have to wait almost a year to see the next total eclipse. But this week’s pink moon will be able to be enjoyed by those in both the US and the UK - and across the rest of the world.
The pink supermoon will shine big and bright in the sky for the next few nights and will reach its peak for a few moments at a certain time, depending on where you are on the planet.
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What time will the pink moon be visible?
If you’re in the UK, the pink moon will peak on Tuesday 27th April at around 4.31am BST.
If you’re in the US, the pink moon will be at its biggest and brightest on Monday 26th April at around 11:32pm Eastern Time.
Technically, the full moon will only last for a few moments, but the pink supermoon will be glowing in the sky for around the next three nights.
What is the pink moon's spiritual meaning?
April's pink supermoon will rise in Scorpio and could mean big things if that's your astrological sign.
While the April pink moon is believed to symbolize growth and fresh starts, it could have a huge impact on your power and your energy, based on your birth chart.
Check your horoscope for the week to see what's in store for your sign as the pink moon rises.
If you're feeling like your emotions are running high this week or if you feel as though a huge switch-up in your life is pending, it's probably not a coincidence - especially if you're a Scorpio.
Big changes may feel like they are starting to fall into place for you or you may feel an overwhelming sense of emotion or power to change things for yourself.
Embrace the energy you're feeling and use it to your advantage.
Caitlin is Junior News Editor for woman&home, covering all things royal, celeb, fashion, beauty and lifestyle.
Having set her sights on becoming a magazine journalist when she was a child, Caitlin took on work experience stints at local papers and titles such as Cosmopolitan, Now, Reveal and Take a Break while studying for her Multimedia Journalism degree and has interviews with celebs, reality stars and the Archbishop of Canterbury under her belt (of course, she couldn't resist asking him about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry).
After leaving uni, she dabbled in fashion PR as a Press Assistant for Arcadia's Topshop before becoming a part of the Now team at Future for her first real job in the world of online journalism, joining the ranks as a Digital Writer in 2019.
Caitlin went on to add the likes of Woman, GoodtoKnow, WhatToWatch and woman&home to her writing repertoire before moving on to her current role.
When she's not working you'll find Caitlin sipping bubbles at brunch with her besties, thinking about her next iced coffee, trying to close the rings on her Apple Watch, scrubbing up on her royal family knowledge or scrolling through the Zara app, trying to resist tapping 'check out' again.
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