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Supermoon! Amazing Photos of the Biggest Full Moon of 2018

Supermoon Over Rome: Gianluca Masi Jan. 1, 2018

Gianluca Masi

Astrophysicist Gianluca Masi, of The Virtual Telescope Project, photographed the full moon over Rome, Italy on Jan. 1, 2018.

Supermoon Over Rome: Gianluca Masi Jan. 1, 2018

Gianluca Masi

Astrophysicist Gianluca Masi, of The Virtual Telescope Project, photographed the full moon over Rome, Italy on Jan. 1, 2018.

What Makes a 'Supermoon' Full Moon Super (Infographic)

Karl Tate/SPACE.com

Supermoons can appear 30 percent brighter and up to 14 percent larger than typical full moons. Learn what makes a big full moon a true 'supermoon' in this Space.com infographic.

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