Last supermoon of 2019 to take place Wednesday 20th March

NEWS Tuesday, 19 March, 2019



The last supermoon for 2019 will be tomorrow (Wednesday 20th March).

The phenomenon will start tomorrow however the moon will be declared full at 03:42am on Thursday 21st March.

Interesting fact: A full moon is declared when the lunar disk is on the opposite side to Earth as the Sun and is 100% illuminated by the Sun.  A supermoon occurs when the moon is as close as it ever gets to Earth.  Generally, a supermoon will appear approximately 14% larger and 30% brighter than the average moon.

2020 is when the next supermoon is set to occur.