The full moon descends behind the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August In this time of the year the orb is at the closest point to the earth. Experts name this phenomenon the supermoon or perigee.
The so-called “Supermoon” is here! The full moon this weekend will be another Supermoon, the first of three to grace the sky this year. Since the moon is “fullest” early Saturday morning, you can look for the Supermoon both Friday and Saturday nights.