‘Supermoon’ Lunar Eclipse Sunday Night

For the science nerds, or anyone who enjoys a good sky show. Rare ‘Supermoon’ Lunar Eclipse Coming Sunday: Skywatching Tips

A “supermoon” is when a full moon coincides with the moon being at its closest approach to the earth, so it appears about 10 or 15 percent larger than a “normal” full moon.

This month we get the added benefit of a lunar eclipse.

The moon will pass through the dark part of Earth’s shadow beginning at 9:07 p.m. EDT on Sunday (0107 GMT), and the total eclipse will start at 10:11 p.m. EDT, NASA officials said in a statement. The full total eclipse show will last 1 hour and 12 minutes.

Might have to stay up late on a school night.

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