The first in a series of three supermoons lit up the sky overnight Sunday, appearing so big in some places that it looked close enough to touch.
It’s a term used to describe a moon that’s full when it reaches or gets close to its closest point in its orbit around Earth. Sunday night’s moon, the first and last full supermoon of the year, appeared 7 percent larger and 16 percent brighter than usual, according to CNN.
If you missed Sunday night’s wonder, fear not. The next two supermoons in the series can been seen on Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, 2018. The latter event will include a total lunar eclipse, according to NASA, which can be seen in its totality in the area stretching from western North America across the Pacific Ocean to Eastern Asia.
Check out what the moon looked like from different cities around the world:
Supermoon of 2017
Supermoon of 2017
A full moon is pictured behind neon lights in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China December 3, 2017. Picture taken December 3, 2017. China Daily via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.
The full moon is pictured behind Christmas lights in Marseille, France December 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
People walk along the "Puente Nuevo" (New Bridge) as they are silhouetted against the supermoon during it rise in Ronda, southern Spain, December 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 3: In this handout provided by NASA, the moon is seen as it rises on December 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. Today's full Moon is the first of three consecutive supermoons. The two will occur on Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, 2018. A supermoon occurs when the moon's orbit is closest (perigee) to Earth at the same time it is full. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingalls via Getty Images)
VAN, TURKEY - DECEMBER 03: An aircraft flies in front of a full moon in Van, Turkey on December 03, 2017. (Photo by Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO - NOVEMBER 3: The Highlands Ranch iconic windmill is illuminated by the first (and last) 'supermoon' of 2017 on December 3, 2017 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Supermoons happen when a full moon approximately coincides with the moon's perigee, or a point in its orbit at which it is closest to Earth. This makes the moon appear up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than usual.(Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
The Supermoon rises above Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire. (Photo by Danny Lawson/PA Images via Getty Images)
The last Supermoon of 2017 sets over Whitley Bay, Northumberland. (Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Images via Getty Images)
The moon sets over Huddersfield in Yorkshire this morning.
The supermoon is seen rising over St Helens from Billinge Hill, Billinge, Lancashire.