The Super Moon — the full moon of Nov. 14 was the biggest, closest and brightest supermoon of this year and the closest supermoon since January 26, 1948.
For South Sound, the brightest moment was before sunrise Monday, Nov. 14. But, if you missed it, Monday evening offers another great viewing, if the weather allows for clear viewing.
The moon rises at 5:18 p.m. Monday, but a system moving in from the southwest is forecast to be over South Sound by about 7 p.m., bringing the chance of another quarter to half inch of rain, according to the National Weather Service.
If you do see it, here are some tips to photograph it with newer smartphones.
NASA senior photographer, Bill Ingalls, blogged some tips, including, making sure you shoot the moon along with something on the ground for reference.
"Don’t make the mistake of photographing the moon by itself with no reference to anything,” he said in the NASA post. “... think of how to make the image creative -- that means tying it into some land-based object. It can be a local landmark or anything to give your photo a sense of place.”