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Wednesday, January 03, 2018, 17:03
Meet first supermoon of year 2018
By Agencies
Wednesday, January 03, 2018, 17:03 By Agencies

Photo taken on Jan 2, 2018 shows a supermoon seen in Bangkok, Thailand. The first supermoon of the year 2018 falls on the evening of Tuesday when the moon is closest to Earth in its monthly orbit. (RACHEN SAGEAMSAK / XINHUA)

The first supermoon of the new year rises above the Vegas Strip on Jan 1, 2018. A supermoon occurs when the moon is full at the same time it reaches perigee, or that point in the moon's orbit when it is closest to Earth. (RICHARD BRIAN / LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL VIA AP)

A supermoon is seen over Taicang city, east China's Jiangsu province, Jan 1, 2018. (JI HAIXIN / XINHUA)

The first supermoon of 2018, seen from the countryside in Montemayor near of Cordoba, southern Spain, Jan 1, 2018. (MANU FERNANDEZ / AP)

A bronze statue of General George Washington by William Rudolf O'Donovan stands on top of the Trenton Battle Monument while silhouetted by a supermoon, Jan 1, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. (JULIO CORTEZ / AP)

The moon is seen in its waning gibbous stage as it rises over the Empire State Building seen from Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J., Jan 2, 2018. (JULIO CORTEZ / AP)

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