A rare supermoon is set to light up skies tonight as the moon orbits closer to earth than it has done for 70 years. The full moon is expected to appear at its biggest and brightest since January 1948. Tonight’s full moon is not only the closest full moon of 2016 but also the closest full moon to date in the 21st century,” NASA said in a statement, adding the full moon will not come this close to Earth again until 25 November 2034.
So what is the best way to see it? take a look at this article from National Geographic to find out how and when to view it as it’s best.
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