Supermoon 2019: Pictures of full moon in London, UK

A plane flies past the supermoon in Los Angeles on Jan. 20

Modal Trigger A plane flies past the supermoon in Los Angeles on Jan. 20. Getty Images

Boholanos watched the Super Snow Moon, the biggest and brightest of the three supermoons of 2019, on Tuesday night, February 19, 2019.

A rare Super Snow Moon will be visible in the sky over Ireland this Tuesday, February 19th.

Supermoon, according to, is the term for when a full moon coincides with the moon's perigee, or the point at which it is closest to Earth. The supermoon occurring in the month of February is called a snow moon also.

Tuesday night's spectacular lunar display will the first time in 19 years a supermoon has occurred in February.

That is because it is the closest, biggest and brightest full moon of the year.

"You'll be able to see the Moon over the entire night from London if the skies remain clear".

Meanwhile, supermoons happen when the Moon's orbit brings it to its closest approach to Earth while the satellite is full.

To get the best, most dramatic supermoon photos, it's best to catch the moon at and just after moonrise or just before moonset.

As an amateur astronomer, you can field comments and questions from family, friends, co-workers, and others regarding the supermoon in one of two ways.

It will also look huge because of how close it is to Earth.

Full moons, and supermoons in particular, appear to be associated with a slight increase in the risk of fatal motorcycle crashes, according to a large study taking in road safety data from Australia, Europe and North America. The stream provides a view of the moon via telescope put to music.

The visually largest full moon of 2019 will rise in the east near dusk this evening.

You won't need to use any special equipment to see the super moon - it'll be huge! The March moon is called a Worm Moon, so the next month's Super Moon will be dubbed Super Worm Moon.

There will be another supermoon in about a month (March 20), but it won't be as big as this one.

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