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Re: SETI public: Lunar show ---

At 08:24 AM 12/14/99 -0800, Tom Sanders wrote:
>Once in a millenium --- lunar perigee and earth perihelion Dec 22nd.
>Should be a great show -- great night for EME.

Not only perigee and perihelion, but also Winter Solstice and full moon!  Viewed from Earth, this will be the brightest moon in 133 years.  From the northern parts of the northern hemisphere, if there's snow on the ground it will appear almost as bright as daytime.  Enjoy the moonlight.