Here’s When You Can See 2017’s Only Supermoon

The only visible supermoon of 2017 is coming this Sunday.

The phenomenon happens when a full moon occurs at the same time the moon is closest to Earth’s orbit.

The supermoon will be visible in night skies around the planet, but the best time to see it will be just after sunset. That’s because of the “moon illusion,” the cognitive phenomenon that makes the moon appear bigger to us when it’s closer to the horizon than when it’s further up in the sky.

The moon will actually be closest to Earth at 4 a.m. on Monday.

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SOURCE: TIME, Billy Perrigo