Britain braced for supermoon to hit UK skies tonight

The moon sets over Huddersfield in Yorkshire this morning (Picture: PA)

A ‘supermoon’ will be visible above Great Britain from as early as this afternoon.

As the moon moves closer to earth it will appear about 7 percent larger and 15 percent brighter and the exact moment of the full moon will be at 3.47pm.

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However, it will appear the brightest at midnight when it is at its highest point above the horizon.

Robert Massey, of the Royal Astronomical Society, told the BBC it will appear brightest at… Read the full story

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