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Rare Supermoon Will Have Danbury Residents Seeing Red

A rare supermoon will cause the moon to appear red on Sept. 27.
A rare supermoon will cause the moon to appear red on Sept. 27. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Look up in the sky for a rare celestial event that will create a red moon over Fairfield County on Sunday, Sept. 27.

It's been more than 30 years since this phenomena of a supermoon and a lunar eclipse coinciding. It won't be seen again until 2033, according to MSN News.

A supermoon appears when a full moon moves into a certain point in Earth's orbit causing it to appear larger and brighter. A lunar eclipse is when the moon passes behind Earth and into its shadow, according to MSN News.

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