Sunday's Rare Supermoon Eclipse is Closest of 2015
Photo by: Dallon Slobig
Did you get a chance to see the supermoon lunar eclipse last night? If not, the next time this is predicted to happen is in 2033.
The supermoon, which comes around once every year, appeared 14% larger and 30% brighter in the sky that evening before it was engulfed by an eclipse for more than an hour. It’s the biggest, closest and brightest supermoon of the year.
As if that wasn't already a spectacular sight, this eclipse was the fourth and final in the so-called "blood moons," a phrase that has become popular to describe the four lunar eclipses we have seen in 2014 and 2015.
The last time a supermoon eclipse occurred was in 1982.