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Sydney, See The Biggest Supermoon Of The Century TONIGHT

We were told that Sydney-siders were in for a treat tonight as the biggest supermoon of the century rises in the sky, the biggest and brightest in nearly 70 years.

The supermoon - officially known as a perigee moon - is extra special this time; not only will it be full and in close orbit to Earth, NASA are calling it an "extra-supermoon" thanks to the fact that it'll be full just two hours after it comes closest to Earth.

That means the moon will appear a whopping 14 per cent bigger, and 30 per cent brighter than normal. 

And, since it's the only time you'll be able to spot one until 2034, it's definitely worth getting a good look.

There's only ONE problem.

If you had planned a viewing party today, prepare for your dreams to be crushed. You’re probably not going to be able to see a thing. The forecast is cloudy with a chance of rain.

However, if you still want to have a go, experts recommend facing east across the ocean for the best view, with Manly and Bondi highly recommended lookouts; if you can't get out of the city, head up, as high as you can, and enjoy the view!

As far as the best time goes, you'll have between moonrise at 7.07pm and 7.36pm, when the sun sets. 

Good luck!

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