How to see the year's biggest supermoon

Silhouette of a man pushing a child on a swing in front of a full moon in Kayseri Turkey

How to see the year's biggest supermoon

This Super Snow Moon will be the biggest, brightest and closest supermoon of the year, and will be at its fullest at 10:53 a.m. EST on Tuesday morning.

The year's biggest super moon is here!

You will be able to see the super snow moon from with the naked eye and the forecast is looking clear for tomorrow, so chances are you will easily be able to spot it.

A supermoon happens a handful of times a year, but it's not always at its closest point to the earth. The full moon names corresponded with seasonal changes.

Read some Fun Super Moon Facts from NASA below: A supermoon occurs when the moon's orbit is closest (perigee) to Earth at the same time it is full.

While the upcoming "super snow moon" won't be the extravagant astronomical spectacle that January's "super blood wolf moon eclipse" was, it will be larger and brighter, and definitely command attention in the sky.

The term gives preference to the geometric alignment of Sun-Earth-Moon and allows the occurrence of perigee into a wider time period than the actual instant of perigee (up to about two weeks, which is nearly half of the Moon's orbit).

A supermoon takes place when the moon is full and its orbit at its perigee point is closest to Earth.

November 2016 was the closest that the moon has been to the earth. Its furthest point, known as the apogee, is around 238,000 miles. Here, we explain what the supermoon is, as well as how and when to see it.

The next supermoon will be on March 19.

In January, we were treated to the super blood wolf moon, and while this isn't quite as exciting, the supermoon should be a handsome spectacle. Native American tribes began calling this month's phenomenon the "Full Snow Moon", according to the Almanac.

On February 19, the moon will be 221,734 miles from Earth, as per EarthSky.

It'll appear especially large just as it rises above the horizon thanks to "moon illusion" where the brain thinks the moon is bigger than it really is given its location.

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