January starts with wolf supermoon, ends with supermoon lunar eclipse

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The New Year's Eve fireworks won't be the only show in the sky this year.

The wolf moon, however, refers to the first full moon of the new year, which so happens to fall on New Year's Day this time around, according to NASA. On New Year's Day, we'll also see the first supermoon of 2018. The moon will appear to turn a reddish color, hence why they're usually called blood moons - meaning this supermoon will be something like a three-for-one special.

Most days the moon is almost 238,855 miles from Earth, but during the supermoon it will be approximately 223,068 miles away, according to NASA. Because there's another full moon January 31.

However, there are some around the globe who won't experience it until the morning of February 1, which means it technically will not be a blue moon for them.

If you're trying to photograph the moon, be sure to position it near a reference point, like a local landmark, to give viewers perspective on size, NASA's senior photographer Bill Ingalls said in a tip sheet for photographing a supermoon.

On Jan. 31, a supermoon will appear in the sky along with a lunar eclipse.

The first month of 2018 is certain to delight moon lovers.

When the moon is high in the sky, it's hard to see changes in size or brightness, according to NASA.

That celestial event will be visible from western North America through the Pacific Ocean to eastern Asia, NASA says.

And as a post by NASA on the "supermoon trilogy" explains, the January 31 supermoon will be definitely worth taking a look at.

The first of the three was December 3.

"The lunar eclipse on January 31 will be visible during moonset", Noah Petro of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center explained in a news release. The eclipse will be visible starting at 5:51am and last about 1 hour and 50 minutes. Check out The Virtual Telescope Project or Slooh.com, which livestreams supermoons.

If you can't get out to take in the view with your own eyes, the Internet can bring it to you.