The moon over the Q, Friday morning at dawn.
Next Sunday, September 27, people in the United States can see something that hasn’t happened in more than 30 years: a supermoon combined with a lunar eclipse. In the evening, sky-watchers will see a larger-than-normal moon begin to dim and turn red, lasting for more than an hour before returning to its normal brightness and color in the sky. The last time this happened was 1982, and it won’t happen again until 2033.
This light show in the sky is courtesy of two usually separate phenomena occurring at the the same time: The supermoon is what makes the moon appear bigger; the lunar eclipse turns the moon red…
(Photos taken 9/18/2015.)