The 'Snow Moon' is Coming, the Largest Supermoon of 2019

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Published on February 13, 2019 - Duration: 01:01s

The 'Snow Moon' is Coming, the Largest Supermoon of 2019

February will grace us with the closest full moon of the year, making it look bigger and brighter than usual.

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The 'Snow Moon' is Coming, the Largest Supermoon of 2019

The super blood wolf moon was cool and all????but now it’s time to gear up for the largest supermoon of 2019????On Feb.

19, the “Snow Moon” will be closest at 4 a.m.

And fullest 11 a.m.

EST????but it’ll probably appear full from Monday to Tuesday night????A supermoon is when a full moon lines up with the moon’s perigee????the closest point of its orbit to Earth, making the moon look bigger and brighter????This supermoon has the closest perigee in 2019 at 221,681 mi.

From Earth????The Old Farmer’s Almanac says its name comes from the month’s heavy snowfall????The Snow Moon is actually the second of three supermoons this year????so mark your calendars for the third round on March 21 too!??

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