‘Supermoon’ coincides with lunar eclipse
28 September 2015
From the section Science & Environment
The eclipse is be the fourth of a series that began in April 2014
People around the world are watching the skies to observe a rare celestial event, as a lunar eclipse coincides with a so-called “supermoon”.
A supermoon occurs when the Moon is in the closest part of its orbit to Earth, meaning it appears larger in the sky.
The eclipse – which made the Moon appear red – should be visible in North America, South America, West Africa and Western Europe.
This phenomenon last time was observed in 1982 and is not expected …read more
Source:: BBC UK