And NASA says that this moon won't even be the most spectacular. For example in US Mountain time (MST), the eclipse will begin at 4:48 AM, but as the full eclipse winds down, the moon will already be dipping below the horizon.
The last in this series of Supermoons will be on January 31st which will make it not only a "Supermoon" but also a "Blue Moon" since it'll be the second full-moon occurring in a month's time. "Nearby perigee full Moons appear about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than full Moons that occur near apogee in the Moon's orbit".
'Often cast in a reddish hue because of the way the atmosphere bends the light, totally eclipsed Moons are sometimes called "blood Moons"'.
What is so "Super" about the moon tonight?
NASA tweeted about the Moon earlier in the day to whet people's appetites.
Panaji/Mumbai: Here's a New Year treat for those who love stargaze. There are 235 full moons during the 228 months of the 19-year period which means at least seven of those months will have two full moons. But not always. It happened in 1999 and 1961 and won't occur again until 2037 and 2094.
Hopefully skies will be clear for the second lunar event in January.
Meanwhile, a lunar eclipse, a point at which the moon passes behind the Earth into its umbra (shadow), will begin at 6:51 p.m. on January 31 and will be best observed in Taiwan between 8:51 p.m.to 10:08 p.m., said the observatory. For Eastern time (EST) in the U.S., residents in that region will see the eclipse begin at 6:48 AM and the moon will dip out of view shortly thereafter.
The popular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson probably said it best: "In the overall scheme of things, is this relatively small increase in the moon's apparent size really so meaningful?"
If you're planning to try to view the super, red, blue moon at the end of the month pick out your location well in advance and arrive about an hour before the beginning of the eclipse to catch the penumbral and partial eclipse as well.
Soon the housemates are called in a witness box that is placed there and one by one asked questions from the family members. Salman is surprised that a hygienic person like Hina gave her clothes to someone like Akash, who keeps itching himself.
We're a little surprised they won't be ringing in the new year together, but maybe some space will do them some good?? Singer-actress Selena Gomez is in Cabo, Mexico, for a New Year's vacation with a few close friends.
The Tony's Pizza Events Center, Salina Parks & Rec, and Rocking M Media hosted the 4th annual " Noon Year's Eve " event. Megan Lojewski said she and her family didn't plan on staying up until midnight so the event was a good option.
Bryan Angers punt was fielded deep by New Orleans Tommylee Lewis, and special-teams captain Josh Robinson stripped the ball loose. Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan picked up his 13th sack of the season, on a play that ended the first half.
Swatting is reporting a fake crime to police with the intent of getting police SWAT teams to respond to the target home. But Livingston said the man moved a hand toward the area of his waistband - a common place where guns are concealed.
Johnson led five game-winning drives during his short time at United Kingdom , and was a two-point conversion away from his sixth. Derrick Baity made a great play on a pass downfield and Josh Pascal sacked Clayton Thorson during Northwestern's second series.
The main blast went off inside the Tabayan cultural center, but offices of Afghan Voice are also at the location of the attack. In October, ISIS claimed responsibility for twin attacks on Shiite mosques in Afghanistan that killed almost 60 people.
Officials did not say what business was involved, but the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported it was a law office located at 350 E. Police officers, including SWAT team members have reached the scene in Long Beach, 32 km south of downtown Los Angeles.
Based on our detailed well data, we find that half of those missing barrels comes from under-estimated oil production. In the North Sea, the 450,000 bpd capacity Forties pipeline system was shut this month after a crack was found.
Dangerously cold wind chill values are expected as a bitterly cold Arctic airmass remains across the area. We will only make it to a few degrees above zero for New Year's Eve, but at least there will be sunshine.
Colts expected to fire Chuck Pagano
Head coach Chuck Pagano was sacked on Sunday as the Indianapolis Colts wrapped up the 2017 season with few bright spots. But Luck's missed 26 of the past 48 games, when a pair of 8-8 campaigns preceded this year's rebuilding season.
Browns end perfectly bad season -- 0-16
Despite his team's victory, Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said, "We fell short, I fell short". "We fought for it", Gordon said. Haslam is scheduled to meet with reporters after the game, as he sometimes does after the finale, and reaffirm his support.
Late strikes give Carvalhal dream start at Swansea
If this is the beginning, we will be better in the future because with more training to change the dynamic we will be better. Watford had taken the lead on 11 minutes, Andre Carrillo heading in after Richarlison's shot had been saved.
'Multiple' Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash
State Department spokesperson said. "We express our condolences to all those affected by this tragedy", the spokesperson said. The private aircraft, a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan registered as TI-BEI, was part of Nature Air's fleet, officials said.
Powerball jackpot at $384M for Saturday drawing
Since no one won the jackpot in Friday night's drawing, Tuesday night's jackpot is an estimated $343 million for a single victor . There's also a chance to win big before the New Year- Powerball's drawing for a $384 million jackpot is on Saturday night.
George Weah declared victor of Liberia vote
Weah was declared the victor of Liberia's presidential election run-off on Friday, the country's elections commission confirmed. President elect George Weah has said corruption will have no place in his government, APA reports quoting AA.
Cong legislator slaps Himachal woman cop
Kumari claimed that constable was abusive and even pushed her. "Raising hand on anyone is against Congress culture". Another legislator and former Cabinet Minister Mukesh Agnihotri was also accompanying Asha Kumari.
Penn State holds off Washington to win Fiesta Bowl
Myles Gaskin is an absolute stud and Jake Browning has loads of experience after starting as a freshman two years ago. He finished the game 32-41 passing for 322 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS advisory council via FedEx letter
He also noted that some people on the board were sworn back in as members earlier this year when their initial terms expired. However, according to him, "a lot of those key vulnerable populations are not being prioritized in this administration".
United Blood Services needs donor's
While some people are spending time at home with their families, others are spending the holidays in the hospital. Frigid temps are keeping people indoors and officials with United Blood Services says they are in need of donors.
Markle Bond girl role?
In their engagement interview with BBC , Meghan said that she was "transitioning" away from acting to focus on royal duties. "Producers had narrowed down her and four other actresses on a shortlist past year with Bond 25 in mind".
Wade Davis Agrees To Terms With Rockies
The Cubs do have all those young position players, and remember that Davis was acquired in an offseason trade with the Royals. Davis won a World Series ring with the Royals in 2015 and helped the Cubs to another World Series appearance previous year .