Skywatchers are getting a big and bright way to celebrate spring: a supermoon will appear just hours after the vernal equinox.
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On Wednesday, the official start of spring is at exactly 5:58 p.m. ET, while the moon will become full at 9:43 p.m. ET, according to AccuWeather.
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A supermoon occurs when the full moon is at its closest point to Earth. This means it appears bigger and brighter than usual. Some are referring to this supermoon as the "super worm moon" because "worm moon" is the nickname for March's full moon.
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Supermoon enthusiasts have been spoiled recently, as this is the third one we've seen this year. It will be the last one until February 2020.
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