'Full Flower Moon': See the last supermoon of 2020 at its best

'Flower Moon': How and when to watch the final supermoon of 2020

How to see the last supermoon of 2020

The last of four full supermoons of 2020 will peak Thursday morning at 6:45 a.m., so check it out if you're up.

The full Super Flower Moon will appear on Wednesday night into Thursday morning, according to the Farmer's Almanac.

The EarthSky website notes, "This May 2020 full moon presents the third and final full moon supermoon of 2020, showcasing the 3rd-closest (and therefore the 3rd-largest) full moon of the year".

The moon the full phase of the moon reached on 8 reached. Because of its close proximity, the moon will appear to be particularly large and bright.

The Super Flower Moon comes on the heels of the Eta Aquarid Meteor Showers, which have been taking place over the last couple of nights. It's the only month of the year to have two full moons, ultimately making the second full moon of the "blue" variety.

The next super moon will be in April 2021. This happens when a full moon coincides with it being in its closest rotation to Earth.

The date of Vesak varies based on the calendar being used by a country or region, but this year, for many areas, the holiday is scheduled on or near the day of the supermoon.

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"It has also been called Mother's Moon, Milk Moon and Corn Planting Moon". Supermoons appear between 7% and 15% brighter than a typical full moon.

"However, astronomers regard the moon as full at a precisely defined instant, when the Moon is exactly 180 degrees opposite the sun in ecliptic longitude".

Other 2020 supermoons included the "Snow Moon" on February 9, although some sources debate its qualification as a supermoon, and the "Worm Moon" on March 9-10.

The name originates from the United States after Native American tribes in the NY region noticed it often coincided with when flowers were in bloom, according to NASA.

Full Moons are visible ALL NIGHT, from dusk until dawn and the Moon Illusion makes them most impressive as they rise, and the effect is best seen for about an hour.

The nearly-full Pink Moon rises over a cloud-covered Earth in this photo taken by an astronaut at the International Space Station on April 6, 2020.

There are 12 Full Moons every year.

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