Look up next Sunday to see a truly special cosmic event: A supermoon total lunar eclipse.

Not only will the moon be at its closest point point to Earth in it orbit on Sept. 27, it will also pass completely into Earth’s shadow, turning the lunar body into a red-tinted “blood moon” for anyone who has clear, dark skies on the planet’s surface.

“All of South America and most of North and Central America will see the entire eclipse, while those west of roughly 120°W will see it in progress at moonrise,” NASA said in a statement. “You won’t need special equipment to see it. Just go outside and look up!” Read more…

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