So what's so special about a super moon?
It is said be the closest approach of the full moon to Earth for it to apparently look bigger and brighter.
In general the supermoon will appear 14% larger and 30% brighter than the average moon.
After January's Super Blood Moon, stargazers are getting ready for yet another stunning sight tonight as a Super Snow Moon or Hunger Moon will grace the skies. While this will be smaller than the one last night, it will be significantly larger than the smallest full moon of the year, said the spokesman.
He said the moon gazing could be done throughout the night.
However, one would need to have a remarkably trained eye to notice the difference between each supermoon.
The supermoon has also been seen rising over Turkey's capital, Ankara.
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Another supermoon will light up the sky on March 21.
When is the Super Snow Moon 2019 and will it be visible in India?
The moon's orbit around the Earth is not a ideal circle, but elliptical, with one side closer to the planet than the other. Since the Moon's orbit around the Earth is not perfectly circular but rather elliptical in shape, the distance between us and the Moon varies. However, the Moon won't be as close (360,772 km away) to the Earth as it is tonight. In astronomy, the term "syzygy" refers to the straight-line configuration of three celestial bodies, also called the perigee full moon. But it included a total lunar eclipse visible in all of North and South America.
According to director met department, Abdul Rasheed, this is year's second super moon on Feb 19. The snowfall averages for the Washington DC area for January and February are almost tied as the snowiest months of the year.
The spectacular lunar display is known as the Snow Moon because it often appears along with heavy snowfall around this time of year, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac.
Let's start with understanding what exactly is a Supermoon. Given that it is a Super Moon today, it is being called a Super Snow Moon. The moon will be at its closest at 4:07 am EST (0907 GMT) on this day.
The rare event isn't expected to return to Irish skies until March 2026, so better take a look up while you can!