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Get ready to witness rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse this month!

Are you ready to witness the rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse?


Get ready to witness rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse this month!

New Delhi: Are you ready to witness the rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse?

According to Space.com website, a rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse will take place for the first time on the night of September 27, 2015.

On this day Supermoon and Lunar eclipse will happen at the same time which makes it a rare coincidence.

Interestingly, it will be the first Supermoon Eclipse since 1982, and the last one until 2033.

The partial lunar eclipse will be visible to most people in the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, according to EarthSky.org.

What is a 'Supermoon' total Lunar Eclipse?

The cosmic event comprises when a full moon is at its closest point to Earth, known as a ‘supermoon’. The moon will look up to 14 per cent larger and 30 times brighter than usual.

This is combined with a lunar eclipse, which is when the moon passes behind the Earth into its shadow.

From Zee News

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