Supermoon 2017 – Breathtaking Cosmic Show You Can’t Miss

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On the evening of December 3, everyone will be able to see the fullest and brightest supermoon of 2017.

Find out on Nexter how not to miss one of the most beautiful phenomena of the year and take the astounding photos.

Should we expect werewolves?

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Source: townnews.com

The orbit of the Moon is not an ideal circle. This means that the moon reaches its closest point in orbit during the full phase, that’s what has become popularly known as a supermoon.

Few times a year, the Earth’s natural satellite is reaching the planet as close as possible, which makes the Moon look bigger and brighter.

Sometimes, the supermoon falls on a new moon, then the Earth’s satellite cannot be estimated with the naked eye.

On December 3, the first and last supermoon of 2017 will rise around the world. On a Sunday night, we will observe the only one supermoon that we can see with our own eyes. It will be at its peak at 12 p.m. EST.

This time, scientists stated that supermoon would be 14% larger than its usual size and 25% brighter.

What is the full moon?

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Source: apod.nasa.gov

Don’t confuse the full moon with supermoon as the first one happens 12-13 times a year. This supermoon coincides with the full moon and might be even red. Imagine how beautiful it will be!

However, according to Mirror, it will be shining a brilliant white, which isn’t also that bad.

In this case, only professionals and scientists will be able to notice the difference between the usual full moon and the supermoon.

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On the evening of December 3, everyone will be able to see the fullest and brightest supermoon of 2017.
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