Info : Supermoon - Will be biggest since 1948

The moon rises over a building in Madrid on November 13, 2016, on the eve of the "supermoon."
While such moons occur around every 13 months, November's is a special one.
According to NASA, this month's supermoon "becomes full within about two hours of perigee -- arguably making it an extra-super moon."

What is a supermoon?
Ever looked up at the night sky to see a full moon so close you could almost touch it? Well done, you've spotted a supermoon. 
The impressive sight happens when a full moon is closest to Earth. It orbits our planet in an oval shape so sometimes it comes closer to us than at other times. To us Earth-lings, the moon appears 30 per cent brighter and 14 per cent bigger. 

When and where to see?
According to, the moon will turn precisely full on November 14 at 1:52 p.m. UTC, or 8:52 a.m. ET.
But people on the East Coast in North America and in Europe can see the supermoon anytime the moon is out in the next day or two.



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