Infographic: the story behind Saturday's supermoon

You may be hearing a little bit about the moon this weekend. This Saturday we are in for an astronomical treat — it's called a supermoon. It's a rare opportunity for some spectacular, giant-sized views of the moon, and the following infographic outlines just what is behind this special event.

To prepare for the heavenly show, check out our feature on 12 little known facts about the moon!

Happy viewing!

Via Space.com

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