Photos of 2019's Biggest Moon


Another one of those is coming our way, with a Supermoon that takes place tonight (February 19, 2019), but this one is a little more special than the others, as this will be the biggest, brightest moon that we will see till 2026.

Since it's closer to the Earth's surface, it appears huge and, therefore, brighter because less light is being scattered.

He said: "I went out for a walk as it was the Lantern Festival and I was pleasantly surprised to see the supermoon".

According to National Geographic, a "supermoon" occurs when a full moon is at its closest distance to Earth.

Lecturer Jeffrey Fang, 40, told The Straits Times that he was taking a stroll at the jetty at about 7pm when he noticed that the moon was "rounder than usual".

Regarding the supermoon event, there will not only be a full moon but the earth's satellite will be at the closest point in its orbit around the planet.

The next full moon is falling on March 20 and it will also be a Super Moon. It is the second full moon of the year.

The supermoon sets over Larissa, the ancient and medieval acropolis of Argos, one of the oldest cities in the world, early Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Another total lunar eclipse won't be sighted until May 2021.

Why is it called the snow moon?

As the first full moon of February, this supermoon is known as a snow moon, based on the typical cold, snowy weather in North America.

During totality, the moon will look red because of sunlight scattering off Earth's atmosphere. If that happens, there's still the third and final supermoon of the year, which comes in exactly four weeks, on March 19, 2019.

How to watch Super Snow Moon Live? Any bro who says that they saw a significantly bigger and attractive moon is lying. The moon will be at its closest at 4:07 am EST (0907 GMT) on this day.

You're not hallucinating: Yes, the moon looks brighter than normal and yes, it looks bigger, too.

Top Image: Supermoon behind the quadriga of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin; published onSeptember 28, 2015.