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Supermoon lights up Southland skies

05 December 2017

The rises over Polish Hill in #Pittsburgh tonight, glowing an eerie red as it ascends into the night sky just after sunset. Some people call the second full Moon in a month a Blue Moon, that makes it a super "blue Moon.' Blue Moons happen every two and a half years, on average".

This weekend, a remarkable supermoon lit up the sky and made for some pretty unbelievable photos for those lucky enough to see it.

There will also be supermoons on January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018.

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In this December 2, 2017 photo the moon shines behind a man dressed in a Santa Claus costume flying on a trike and motor glider near Sieversdorf, Germany.

The Supermoon, Dec. 3, 2017. "I wanted to take some really good photographs of the moon, but because of the weather I got an unclear view", said Ratnakar Sawant, an avid photographer. It looked rather XXL in last night's clear skies - so much so that you might have been tempted to say, "That's no moon..." It appeared about seven per cent larger and 15 per cent brighter. Sunday's moon is the first of three consecutive supermoons.

The final supermoon of 2018 will occur just a few weeks later, on January 31, with extra superlatives.

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A moon sets Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, behind Universal's Volcano Bay in Orlando, Fla.

But the moon will still be big and full in the coming days, if the pictures are making you regret having missed it, or you want to relive the sight. "Nearby perigee full moons appear about 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than full moons that occur near apogee in the moon's orbit".

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Supermoon lights up Southland skies