Spectacular final supermoon of the year 2020 graces United Kingdom skies

The Flower Moon, last supermoon of 2020, rises over Lone Peak on the Wasatch Front, May 7, 2020.

A bird flies past the full moon, also known as the Supermoon or Flower Moon, as it is seen behind the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia May 8, 2020.

To put how fantastic this is into context, per iNews, a super moon can appear to have a diameter that's around 14 percent greater than your average full moon, so it really is a sight worth seeing.

"Other names include the Corn Planting Moon or the Milk Moon".

The final "supermoon" of 2020 rose within the evening sky on Thursday over a world starting to re-emerge after weeks of coronavirus-related lockdowns.

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The first supermoon of 2020 appeared in February, followed by one between March 9 and March 11.

This is a phenomenon known as a supermoon and occurs because the moon's orbit around the Earth isn't circular.

Under this definition, in a typical year, there can be three or four full supermoons in a row and three or four new supermoons in a row. Don't worry, you'll get another chance to see the supermoon tonight so step outside from 10:50pm for the best views.

The celestial event was visible early in the morning and is again expected after sunset on Thursday as the moon rises in the south-east.

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