The full supermoon peeks through trees in a wood near Rasing, Austria, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

A supermoon lunar eclipse is coming this month!

We’ve talked before here on the blog about “supermoons”.  But, here’s a refresher: When we have a “supermoon”, the moon appears larger than is typical because the moon is nearing it’s perigee (or it’s closest point to Earth during its orbit). This time around, when our next supermoon occurs on Sunday, September 27, a lunar eclipse will be occurring at the same time, creating a much rarer event and a moon that appears with a reddish tint. NASA explains more in this quick video: