We've Waited 3 Decades For The Moon To Do This
Mark your calendars for Sept. 27. That's when scientists say a supermoon lunar eclipse will rule the sky for the first time in 30 years.By Katie Link | September 3, 2015
If you've waited your whole life to see a supermoon lunar eclipse, you're in luck. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, let me explain.
Mark your calendars for Sept. 27 because all of us earthlings are in for a treat. Here's a simple breakdown of what a supermoon lunar eclipse is.
There are two players in this game. One is the supermoon. A moon is considered "super" when a full moon reaches the closest point to Earth on its elliptical orbit. This makes it appear about 14 percent larger and about 30 percent brighter.