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Tha January full moon occurs today, beginning at 4 p.m. Called a "wolf moon," the unique aspect of this full moon is that it will be the closer to Earth than other full moons.

For that reason, it will also be considered a "supermoon."

The moon will be at a distance of 221,559 miles from Earth, and will be the "biggest full moon of 2018" according to NASA.

The best time to see the full supermoon is right after moonrise, when it is just getting up above the horizon, timeanddate.com says. That site also provides a calculator, so you can figure out exactly when to get out and watch.

The next full moon, which will be considered a blue supermoon since it will be the second full moon during January, will take place Jan. 31.

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