Supermoon 2017

Credit: Sky and Telescope

There will be a Supermoon December 3 and 4. A supermoon is a new or full moon that comes close to Earth in its elliptical orbit; this is called a Lunar Perigee.
The full moon comes on December 3 and lunar perigee takes place on December 4.
The best time to observe the supermoon is when the moon is near the horizon during either moonrise or moonset:
Sunday Morning, Dec. 3 –  Moonset — 6:46am
Sunday Evening, Dec. 3 –  Moonrise — 6:18pm
Monday Morning, Dec. 4 – Moonset — 7:56am
Monday Evening, Dec. 4 – Moonrise — 7:00pm

The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you — Neil deGrasse Tyson

NASA: A Supermoon Trilogy

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