The full moon rises behind a steeple with crosses of an Orthodox church in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
The alternative name, Hunger Moon, refers to the general difficulty in acquiring food in the middle of winter, at least before modern roads and supermarkets existed.
The moon will be 221,734 miles from Earth, around 17,000 miles closer than average.
In January, we were treated to the super blood wolf moon, which had a remarkable red tinge. The Moon appears brighter and larger than the common full Moon. It just so happens that this week's perigee will be about 362 miles (583 kilometers) closer to us than last month's supermoon, according to NASA. All times in GMT. Correct! But imagine showing the best observer you know one of these stars one night and the other seven months later and saying, "Pick the brighter one".
You won't need to use any special equipment to see the super moon - it'll be huge!
Unfortunately for many in Europe's hub, it was a mainly cloudy day which obstructed the view for many stargazers. While this will be smaller than the one on Tuesday, it will be "significantly larger" than the smallest full moon of the year, said the spokesman.
Following the dazzling lunar event over Istanbul, the Full Moon provides an incredible view from the hills just outside Turkey's capital.
'I think sunset is the best time to see as it offers another element of a moon illusion, when it appears biggest because it's closest to the horizon, ' Mr Dew told Daily Mail Australia.
The super snow moon is the second of a trio of super moons 2019 will see.
In Depth The term "supermoon" was coined in 1979 and is often used today to describe what astronomers would call a perigean (pear-ih-jee-un) full moon: a full moon occurring near or at the time when the Moon is at its closest point in its orbit around Earth.
The Supermoon ablaze above St Paul Äôs Cathedral in Mdina.
An Israeli nonprofit says it'll launch what it hopes will be the first private spacecraft to land on the moon this week.
Named in accordance with the Native Indian calendar, the Supermoon comes in a month usually known for the heavy snowfall.
The heavy snowfall known to occur during this time of the year, along with the problems of food scarcity which made hunting hard for people years ago is also one of the reasons for its secondary title, "The Hunger Moon" according to the Almanac.