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There's another chance to catch a supermoon on Wednesday

Posted at 9:04 AM, Jul 11, 2022

You have another chance to check it out this week.

This month's full moon will appear on Wednesday. At the same time, the moon's orbit will bring it closer to Earth than usual.

This cosmic combo is called a supermoon. That can make the moon appear slightly bigger and brighter, weather permitting.

One name for July's full moon is the "Buck Moon". The name is a reference to the time of year when new antlers are growing on male deer or bucks.

Last month's full moon was also considered a supermoon.