Supermoon, Year’s Largest Moon, To Appear in Boston’s Skies This Weekend


Skywatchers and stargazers might want to look up this weekend for one of the biggest celestial events of the year

The largest supermoon of the year, also known as the perigee moon, will peak this Sunday. 

The event occurs when a full moon lines up with the Earth and the sun at a specific point in its orbit, according to The Huffington Post. The moon will appear 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter. 

Another supermoon will appear in July; however, the moon will not be this close to earth again until August 2014. The moon will become full Sunday at 7:32 a.m. and visible again after sunset. 

Where do you think are the best spots to see the supermoon in the South End? Tell us in the comment section below!

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