First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming

The Met Office has stated that Pakistan is to witness a supermoon not before 2034

The Met Office has stated that Pakistan is to witness a supermoon not before 2034

The last full moon of 2017 is happening this weekend and will be the biggest and brightest of 2017!

If you miss this year's supermoon, don't worry. Supermoons are set to occur twice in January, on the 2nd and 31st. At that point the moon will be 222,135 miles away from Earth - almost 16,000 miles closer than it usually is during the year, Space.com reported. But that doesn't mean this weekend's supermoon won't be handsome - expect a full moon at least 7% bigger and 16% brighter than usual. Even so, the supermoon is still worth viewing.

A new moon is the first phase in the lunar cycle that occurs when the moon is in conjunction with the sun - but is not visible from Earth.

It is believed that for a moon to be considered a supermoon it must be within 226,000 miles from the earth.

Skywatchers and stargazers have three opportunities to see a supermoon between Sunday and January 31.

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If you're unable to see the supermoon, you won't have to wait long for another opportunity.

If you're clouded out on Sunday, you can still get into the supermoon spirit on Sunday with streaming video from the Virtual Telescope Project or the Slooh online observatory.

A Blue Moon refers to the second full moon in a calendar month - which is rare, since full moons occur every 29.5 days, according to NASA.

An image of the moon taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is shown in two halves to illustrate the difference between the apparent size of a supermoon (left) and a "micromoon" (right). The celestial events will be visible on both January 2 and January 31, but those conclude the remainder of 2018's supermoons, so make them count.

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