Supermoon to light up Edinburgh night sky

THE explosion of fireworks over the Capital isn't the only bright thing that will light up the sky tonight.

Saturday, 4th November 2017, 7:59 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 11:05 pm
The supermoon is set to light up the night sky this weekend, AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
The supermoon is set to light up the night sky this weekend, AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

A brighter moon, the second ‘super moon’ of the year, will be visable over Earth this weekend.

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The Hunter’s Moon is likely to appear around 30 per cent brighter than a normal moon and appear 14 per cent larger in size.

A full moon over Edinburgh Castle, Jane Barlow/PA Wire
A full moon over Edinburgh Castle, Jane Barlow/PA Wire