According to science, supermoons emit about 30% more light than usual toward Earth. Only three to four supermoons occur annually, though. It will debut on August 11, 2022, this year.
Don't miss the year's final supermoon!
A supermoon appears when the full moon coincides with its closest approach to the Earth in its orbit. The term “supermoon” isn’t scientific. It is simply a term that talks about a full moon that’s near to its perigee.
How Often Do Supermoons Happen?
Three to four supermoons occur year on average. In 2022, there will be four supermoons.
2022's final supermoon
This week, at the Sturgeon full moon, will see the final supermoon of 2022. The supermoon will be seen on August 11, 2022, a Thursday.