Space.comSkywatching Poll: When Is the Moon the Most Spectacular? By SPACE.com Staff | May 5, 2012 10:10am ET MORE Which of these lunar displays is your favorite skywatching treat? Supermoon! Not only is it the biggest full moon of the year, it's super cool. Full Moons: They come around every month and light up the night. Lunar Eclipses: There's nothing more spectacular than a blood-red moon in Earth's shadow. Blue Moon: They're rare and amazing, if not actually blue. Solar Eclipses: The moon has the power to block out the sun!