'Supermoon' Photos from Around the World: March 19, 2011

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Washington Moonrise

Credit: Tim McCord
Skywatcher Tim McCord of Entiat, Washington caught this amazing view of the March 19, 2011 full moon - called a supermoon because the moon was at perigee,…Read More »

the closest point to Earth in its orbit - using a camera-equipped telescope.    Less «
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Tariq Malik, Managing Editor

Tariq Malik

Tariq joined Purch's team in 2001 as a staff writer, and later editor, covering human spaceflight, exploration and space science. He became's Managing Editor in 2009. Before joining, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Twitter and on Facebook.
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