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It's 'Supermoon Sunday' In New Canaan

Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more.  Which is brighter--a flurry of Perseid fireballs or a supermoon? Sky watchers will find out this August when the biggest and brightest full Moon of 2014 arrives just in time for the peak of the annual Perseid
Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Which is brighter--a flurry of Perseid fireballs or a supermoon? Sky watchers will find out this August when the biggest and brightest full Moon of 2014 arrives just in time for the peak of the annual Perseid Video Credit: scienceatnasa

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Sky watchers in Fairfield County will be in for a treat Sunday night as a "Supermoon," will be on display.

It is expected to be the largest "supermoon" since 2011.

During "supermoons," the moon is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than a normal full moon.

For more on what to expect, check this report from EarthSky.org .

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