The moon travels around the Earth, but sometimes it gets closer than normal.
It was 14% bigger than normal and also brighter.
It had a small effect on tides, making them a few cm higher than normal.
A NASA video about the SUPERMOON -
we have listened to this video and here are some exciting facts we didn't know -
- there could have been lots of planets colliding and breaking up and that may have created the moon.
- there is ice on the moon
- in some of the craters there are boulders the size of AMI stadium - thats huge!
- the moon is actually a lot bigger than i thought
- they take topography pictures - the shape of the land