If you're planning to use a smartphone to photograph the moon, you can do it on Monday night as well as at moonrise (around 6 pm) on Tuesday.
In the United Kingdom, the moon will be closest to earth at 9.06am, but at that time you probably won't be able to see it as the sun will be up.
Astronomers call it "perigee", and when the Moon reaches its closest distance on February 19, it would seem to be much bigger and brighter than an ordinary full moon. On average, the distance from Earth to the moon is about 238,855 miles.
The last time these two events aligned was 19 years ago in March 2000.
It is called the snow moon because it occurs during the coldest time of the year.
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In January, US lunar watchers were treated to a Super Blood Wolf Moon, when the Supermoon event coincided with a partial eclipse of the moon giving it a bloody appearance during the "wolf moon" month.
Back in November 2016 we experienced the closest the moon has come to Earth since January 26, 1948.
February 19 will see the second lunar spectacle in a supermoon trilogy.
A 26 percent difference in brightness equals a magnitude difference of 0.25.
The super blue blood moon was covered by cloud for many Kiwis.