The second installment of this winter trio of supermonns, sometimes nicknamed Super Snow Moon will reach today (February 19th), so be sure to go out and look tonight.
The full moon technically happens at 10:53 EST (1553 GMT), but do not despair if the morning light washed the moon at that time: until the unexpected eye, it will still look full tonight . In fact, out of the three "supermons" that begin in 2019, today's full moon will be the biggest of the year.
And this will be a particularly beautiful sight because the moon is in the perigue just a few hours before it's full. , hence " supermona ". It will be about 1
0% larger than the average full moon because it is relatively close to the Earth, only 346,761 kilometers. "Supermoon" [info]