Get Ready To Witness The Largest, Most Glorious Supermoon In 70 Years

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Skywatchers should get ready for a treat because they’re about to witness the biggest, brightest supermoon in a whopping 70 years.

On Nov. 14, skywatchers can step out of their homes to watch the biggest supermoon to appear in the past 70 years.

Although supermoons aren’t an uncommon appearance, this is the nearest that a full moon has come to Earth since 1948. Moreover, such an occurrence will not be witnessed again until 2034.

The moon, also being referred to as “super doopermoon,” will be 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than what it normally is when it is most distant from the Earth.

The last three months of 2016 features three supermoons. One was already sighted on Oct. 16, while the other two will be seen on Nov. 14 and Dec. 14. The one in November, however, will be the most spectacular of them all.

“Just find a dark area clear of trees. Anytime after dark is good and once the moon is up. There is no prime time when people have to do it, but the moon has to have risen for people to see it,” Dr. Noah Petro, a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, told The Huffington Post.

Check out the video above to learn more about the supermoon and what you’re about to witness.

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