QUAD CITIES, (KWQC) – It was a super sight across the sky, giving stargazers a rare view of the moon. On Sunday night through early Monday morning, people in the Quad Cities could see a phenomenon called a Super Moon. That’s when the moon looks much bigger and brighter. It only happens when the moon becomes full on the same day when it’s orbit is closest to earth. The last time that happened was in 1948 and it won’t happen again until 2034.
The event lived up to its name, based on photos submitted by several TV-6 viewers. If you happened to miss it, you have another chance. The Super Moon will be visible again in the evening of Nov. 14 and the morning of Nov. 15. Best viewing is expected Tues. around 5:22 a.m. Skies are also expected to be clear for good viewing.