Last full moon of 2017 is a supermoon


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  • Sunday, 03 Dec 2017

A file picture of the last supermoon observed from Kuching, Sarawak in Nov 14, 2016. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The last full moon of 2017 will be the first, last and only supermoon of the year that can be seen with the naked eye.

A supermoon occurs when the full moon is at its closest distance to earth, a point which is called the perigree.

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