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It's supermoon time again - the moment when the moon is full and it reaches its closest approach to the Earth, making it appear bigger and brighter than usual.

The moon's closest point of approach - known as perigee - and the full moon will occur within a minute of each other at about 11:35 p.m. ET.

To stargazers on the ground, the moon will appear as much as 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than other full moons this year, NASA says.

Eric Briggs, a volunteer with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, said the moon will be "measurably brighter, but not perceptibly brighter."

Supermoons are exceptionally popular with photographers - as our 2011 callout for supermoon photos proved. (See the gallery, above.)

Will you make a point to get out and see this year's supermoon? If so, we hope you'll share your photos and videos! Your photos and video may be used on-air and in articles as part of CBC News coverage.

To submit:

Upload your photos or videos to the CBC Your News Community. If you haven't joined, it's easy to do so. If you are a member, simply log in and upload your photos or videos to the 'Supermoon' category (under 'Type of News').

Note: CBC Your News Community has replaced the previous member centre. Log-in information for the member centre will not work in CBC Your News Community.

If you run into issues, you can still submit your photos or videos via email to

Tags: May, Science & Technology

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