A supermoon occurs when the moon is at its closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit; around the same time as a full moon.
On January 1, the "Wolf Moon" shows only 4.5 hours after the moon reaches lunar perigee (the point at which it's 5% closer to the moon than usual) meaning that the moon will indeed appear bigger than usual. The month's second supermoon will take place on January 31, technically making it a super blue moon. It has been named this way because this was the time when hungry wolves howled at the Moon, according to Daily Mail. The first one rises the night of New Year's Day.
First of all, the January 31 supermoon will feature a total lunar eclipse, with totality viewable from western North America across the pacific to Eastern Asia.
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The full lunar disc appears 14% bigger and up to 30% brighter than a regular moon and is fantastically "super" in every way. The Moon's orbit around our planet is tilted so it usually falls above or below the shadow of the Earth.
If you're going to go outside Monday to view the moon in the Charlotte region, you'll want to bundle up.
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Therefore the moon on 31 January is a Blue Moon. The moon thus won't be as bright as on January 1, but will still be visible throughout the world. "But it's another great chance to watch the Moon". "Folks in the Eastern United States, where the eclipse will be partial, will have to get up in the morning to see it", Noah Petro, a research scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, said in a statement. There's no risk of any kind of eye damage.
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