"Nevertheless, the "moon illusion" can be a dramatic effect, and with the moon rising so early, there will be ample opportunities to see its apparently huge face juxtaposed with the eastern skyline".
If you miss the moon the day of, you can continue to enjoy a larger-than-average moon for the following few days. The moon will be closest to the earth in the first hours of the next morning, although it will be a little less full.
Now, the sky will light up at exactly 6.06 pm on Sunday, December 3rd, providing a dazzling display overhead.
It's been a year since the visible supermoon last graced our skies, when the full moon was closest to the Earth. December's perigee will bring the Moon within 221,821 miles to Earth.
The next full moon you're going to see will be absolutely extraordinary..
Tides are enhanced when Earth is at perihelion (the closest point in its orbit to the sun) and the moon is at perigee, according to PG&E meteorologist John Lindsey.
2017 Supermoon: Where To See, And What Time To Look For The Lunar Event
The moon will reach perigee - the moon's closest point to Earth for this month - at 3:45 a.m. ET Monday, when the moon is 222,135 miles from the Earth.
What time is the supermoon? If the moon is a bit bigger and brighter, even better.
Wellington: In New Zealand's capital Wellington city, the full moon will be observed at 4:46 am local time on December 4.
Now there will always be the writers who, dripping with too-cool-for-school ennui, will say, "oh look, a full moon" as they explain that it's not a big deal and that the media is just setting people up for disappointment.
For everyone waiting to catch a glimpse of the last supermoon of 2017, taking pictures to preserve the moment can be easy.