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Supermoon 2021: 6 facts you need to know about the phenomenon

This infrequent lunar occurrence is worth staying up for.


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A full moon is already an event worth looking up for, but there’s an even more spectacular lunar phenomenon you should make time to see: the supermoon.

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In 2021, we’ll see two supermoons: one on the night of April 26 and one on May 26.

They’ll be visible throughout the night, with a peak shortly before midnight. So what exactly is a supermoon?