Super Moon over the Hampton Court Palace
The first supermoon of 2018 peaks at 9:24 p.m. EST (0224 GMT Tuesday Jan. 2). For observers in New York City, the moon will rise in the east-northeastern sky at 4:34 p.m. EST and stay up through the night, setting the morning of Jan. 2 at 7:36 a.m. EST, according to timeanddate.com. Look for the moon in or near the constellation Gemini.
While the moon is officially full on Jan. 1, it will still appear full to the casual observer the night before and after.