VIDEO: 'Snow moon' lights up Bay Area sky

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
VIDEO: 'Snow moon' lights up Bay Area sky
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The largest supermoon of the year lit up the sky in the Bay Area.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Did you get the chance to look up? The largest supermoon of the year lit up the sky in the Bay Area.

SKY7 and our camera captured the celestial event on Tuesday morning.

MORE: How to see February's full moon, the snow moon

Supermoons happen when the moon is at its closest point to Earth, along its slightly elliptical orbit.

February's supermoon is also known as the "snow moon."

You still have a chance to see it again Tuesday night through early Wednesday morning.