Last supermoon of the year – ‘Sturgeon Moon’ rises on August 11

A full Sturgeon Moon rises over a lake.

As summer slips into autumn and the nights start to lengthen, the last supermoon of the year will make a big splash on Thursday (August 11).

“Sturgeon Moon,” given August’s full name Moon About 9:36 a.m. EDT on Thursday (0136 a.m. GMT on Friday), — though the moon will appear bright and full on Wednesday and Friday nights (August 10 and 12).