Supermoon. Image source NASA
Lunar eclipse, a supermoon and a blue moon at the end of January

An unusual series of cosmic events will happen at the end of January: the positions of Earth, moon and sun will result in a lunar eclipse, a blue moon and a supermoon. According to NASA, on January 30, 4.58 AM EST the moon will appear 13% bigger (supermoon) because it will be closer to Earth. However, the difference in size will be difficult to see with the naked eye. This is in the same time a blue moon, a phenomenon whereby the moon appears bluish. Finally, there will be a moon eclipse visible across North America. If clouds obscure the event, no worries, NASA TV will broadcast the event.

NASA TV will broadcast the event live, here:

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