A supermoon occurs when the full moon is at its closest point of its orbit to Earth, which is also called the perigee. This makes the moon appear 14 to 30 percent bigger and brighter than a regular full moon, according to NASA.
The show gets better as you move west, but will be visible to early-risers in New Orleans. Weather pending, of course.
According to space.com observers in the Central Time Zone will be able to see the moon turn red starting at around 4:51 a.m. and will turn blood red as it enters totality before it sets minutes later at 7:03 a.m. just before the sun rises.
Blue Moon is used to describe the second full moon when there are two in a month. Even more stunning is the fact this month’s Blue Moon will also be a Super Moon, when the moon appears larger and brighter than normal.
The lunar eclipse will take place in the middle of the night. Unlike solar eclipses, which can only be in certain place of the Earth, lunar eclipses can be seen from anywhere.
It even has its own saying, “Once in a blue moon.”