July's Supermoon Will Be The Brightest Of The Year
July’s supermoon is set to be the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. The supermoon will be at its closest point to earth on July 13 and will reach its peak at around 2:37 PM EDT or 6.37 PM GMT. July’s full moon is known as the Buck Moon as this is the time of year when young male deer shed their antlers to grow bigger ones. According to Space.com, this will the third of four supermoons in a row. A supermoon occurs when the moon is at its closest point to Earth in its elliptical orbit around the planet. Supermoons typically look larger and brighter than regular full moons. To find the moonrise and moonset times in your area you can check timeanddate.com.