Supermoon eclipse coming Sept. 27: 1982-2015- 2033

I’ll be 78 for the next one.

a rare celestial event: a supermoon coinciding with a total lunar eclipse.

Both phenomena create intriguing displays high in the sky, but the last time the two happened together was more than 30 years ago. 

“That’s rare because it’s something an entire generation may not have seen,” Noah Petro, deputy project scientist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center told NASA. The last time the two stellar events combined was in 1982, and NASA experts predict the next one won’t occur until 2033.

Supermoon eclipse coming Sept. 27: How rare is the celestial treat?