The wolf moon, however, refers to the first full moon of the new year, which so happens to fall on New Year's Day this time around, according to NASA.
The New Year's Eve fireworks won't be the only show in the sky this year.
And in this case, it's also a supermoon, the name given to a full moon that arrives when the moon happens to be at or near the part of its orbit closest to Earth. It'll be the first of 2018 and it will be closely followed by another at the end of the month, the celestial event known as a blue moon.
In general, the supermoon will appear 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than the average moon.
But that's not the only label of January 31's moon - that full moon also happens to be the second full moon of the month, an event that is often referred to as a "blue moon".
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Supermoons occur when a full moon coincides with the time that the moon is closest to Earth.
The supermoon will happen the evening of January 30. The moon will be 223,068 miles, 358,994 in km from Earth. Viewers on the eastern side of the United States will be able to view a partial lunar eclipse during moonset on the morning of February 1. The flawless time to encounter the Full Moon Supermoon is after moonrise when it is just above the skyline.
The full moon that occurs at this time in the year is nicknamed the Frost Moon due to Native American traditions or the Moon Before Yule as it is the last full moon of the season. The Earth, Sun, and Moon don't always lie in the same line.
"The lunar eclipse on January 31 will be visible during moonset", Noah Petro of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center explained in a news release. For the viewers of 31 January lunar eclipse, from some places, this will not be entirely visible because it starts near moonrise and is only visible on Earth's night side. "Will have to get up in the morning to see it, but it's another great chance to watch the Moon". "Often cast in a reddish hue because of the way the atmosphere bends the light, totally eclipsed Moons are sometimes called 'blood Moons'".
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