Supermoon is an astronomical phenomena which occurs when the moon is at its closes orbital point (Perigee) to earth while being is a full moon phase in the same time. Since the moon is orbiting earth in an elliptical orbit, it seems a bit bigger when it is closer to earth.
How much bigger, not much, about 14% from its “smallest” orbital phase. While the difference is hardly noticeable to the naked eye, it makes a great excuse to bring those tele-lenses out and have a fun night photographing the moon. But it will also be 30% brighter which can help in making shorter exposure / lower ISO shots. [Read more...]