2018’s first supermoon is on New Year’s Day

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(CNN) – There will be more than just fireworks lighting up the night sky this New Year’s.

According to NASA, January’s first full moon — nicknamed a wolf moon — will take place on January 1 and it will be a supermoon. It’ll be the first of 2018 and it will be closely followed by another just weeks later.

In case you don’t remember, a “supermoon” occurs when the moon appears bigger and brighter in the sky.

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