Tonight's 'Wolf Moon' will be the best of the whole year

On the first night of 2018, the moon will be biggest and brightest of the whole year,

Nicknamed a "Wolf Moon," the moon will appear 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter. This is because the moon at perigee-point in orbit, so it is as close to the earth as it gets.

The moon rises at 4:17 p.m. Monday.

NASA has an online interactive that shows how the moon appears differently based on its orbit.

The next Blue Moon Super Moon will be on Jan. 31.