Supermoon, meteor shower to put on a show for stargazers this weekend

If you missed the last supermoon, you still have a chance to see the phenomenon with an added bonus.

The full moons that fall on Aug. 10 and Sept. 9 will be supermoons, but experts say this weekend’s supermoon will likely steal the spotlight between the two.

The supermoon begins on Sunday at 1:09 p.m. and will put on a show Sunday night.

Experts predict it will appear 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than usual.

Astronomers say you can also see the Perseid meteor shower on Sunday night.

According to NASA, the Perseid is known as one of the best meteor showers to see because of the meteors often leave trails as they fall.

If you want to see the show, head to a dark area away from urban lighting.

Officials say you may also need to find a spot under a tree to block out some of the light from the supermoon.

Experts say the supermoon occurs at the point in the moon’s orbit when it is closest to Earth.