Sunday's super 'blood moon' eclipse has conspiracy theorists alarmed

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A Super Blood Moon Eclipse Is Coming. What Could Go Wrong?

If you've waited your whole life to see a supermoon lunar eclipse, you're in luck.

Mark your calendars for Sept. 27 if you're in the United States -- or Sept. 28 if you're overseas -- because all of us earthlings are in for a treat as the supermoon aligns with a lunar eclipse to create an event

While most astronomy enthusiasts are preparing to turn their eyes skyward for a fun show, some have predicted the phenomenon is a harbinger of doom.

According to online posts by religious theorists, the supermoon lunar eclipse also lines up with an asteroid apocalypse.

RELATED: How to see the supermoon, full moon and lunar eclipse

There's also the Blood Moon prophecy. Followers of this prophecy think a pattern of moon events, including the one this weekend, signal the end of the world as it is described in certain passages of the New Testament. They point to a series of lunar eclipse in recent months and years, called blood moons for their reddish hue, as a sign that "a major prophetic event regarding Israel is on the horizon."

Luckily, according to a NASA official, we should be in the clear.

"There is no scientific basis — not even one shred of evidence — that an asteroid or any other celestial object will impact Earth on those dates," Paul Chodas, manager of NASA's Near-Earth Object office, told Forbes.

Click through to see incredible photos of 'Blood Moons':

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MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: A plane flights across the supermoon surrounded by a Madrid skyscraper on August 9, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: Visitors to The London Eye ferris wheel view the near full moon in Whitehall on September 8, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year with it occuring in full tonight. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 9: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) Photographers take images of the full supermoon, as it rises over North Bondi headland on September 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. (Photo by Craig Greenhill/Newspix/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 9: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) The full supermoon rises over North Bondi headland on September 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. (Photo by Craig Greenhill/Newspix/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 09: The supermoon rises east of the South Point Hotel & Casino on September 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with its perigee, which is its closest approach to the Earth. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
CONSUEGRA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 08: A moon appears behind a windmill a day before the supermoon is full on September 8, 2014 in Consuegra, in Toledo province, Spain. Consuegra belongs to a region made famous by the novel 'Don Quijote de la Mancha' (Don Quixote) writed by ' Miguel De Cervantes. Some of the windmills belong to the 16th century. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: A Union flag flutters in sight of the near full moon in Whitehall on September 8, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year with it occuring in full tonight. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, BC - SEPTEMBER 9: The perigee moon or 'supermoon' rises over the skyline of Vancouver on September 9, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tonight's supermoon was the third in a trio of supermoons this summer. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
INGELWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 9: A full moon rises over the Hollywood Park Casino on September 9, 2014 in Inglewood, California. A supermoon, or harvest moon, involves a full moon coinciding with its closest approach to the Earth on its elliptical orbit. This is the third supermoon this year. (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: A full moon passes behind The Shard skyscraper on September 9, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: Visitors to The London Eye ferris wheel view the near full moon in Whitehall on September 8, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year with it occuring in full tonight. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: The near full moon is glimpsed through The London Eye ferris wheel view over Whitehall on September 8, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year with it occuring in full tonight. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
PROVO, UT - SEPTEMBER 9: The Supermoon silhouettes the 'Angle Moroni' statue atop the Mormon City Center Temple on September 9, 2014 in Provo, Utah. Tonight's supermoon was the third in a trio of supermoons this summer. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 09: The third supermoon of the summer rises over the Stratosphere Casino Hotel on September 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with its perigee, which is its closest approach to the Earth. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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But even for those not worried about the "blood moon prophecy," this particular eclipse is a big deal because it coincides with a supermoon. A moon is considered "super" when a full moon reaches the closest point to Earth on its elliptical orbit. This makes it appear about 14 percent larger and about 30 percent brighter.

Supermoons also rarely happen in conjunction with a lunar eclipse, which occurs when when the moon passes directly behind the Earth into the shadow the planet casts from the Sun.

RELATED:NASA video shows what this month's lunar eclipse will look like from the moon

Two-for-one sky shows like these are quite unusual. It's only happened five times since 1910, and scientists say it won't happen again until 2029.

According to Earthsky.org, if you're in North America, you should head outside around 9:07 p.m. Eastern time to see the start of the show. If you can't catch the eclipse outside, we'll be livestreaming it here on AOL.com Sunday evening.

PHOTOS: Total lunar eclipses of the 2014/2015 tetrad

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In this composite photograph the moon during various phases at the begining, middle and end of a total lunar eclipse April 15, 2014 as seen from Magdalena, New Mexico. While all of the event is visible from North and South America, sky watchers in northern and and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia will be out of luck, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - APRIL 04: Sky-watchers got a glimpse of the Blood Moon in the shortest eclipse of the century as it sets behind Pikes Peak April 4, 2015 in Colorado Springs. The top edge of the eclipsed moon should appear much brighter than the rest of the orb.(Photo By John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
SURABAYA, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 08: The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse on October 8, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia. A total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon because of the red color that is cast upon it by light refracting in Earth's atmosphere. The lunar eclipse, resulting in the moon appearing to be an orange-red colour is due to a perfect alignment of the Sun, Earth and Moon, otherwise known as syzygy, and this is the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 4: The moon is seen behind downtown high-rise buildings during the shortest total lunar eclipse of the century before dawn on April 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The eclipse, with the moment of totality lasting only about five minutes, is particularly brief because the moon is passing through the upper part of the Earth's circular shadow rather than across the middle, which would have made it last longer. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
NORTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA - APRIL 04: The moon is seen as it emerges from a total lunar eclipse on April 4, 2015 in Kuta Tengah Villages in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. A total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon because of the red color that is cast upon it by light refracting in Earth's atmosphere. (Photo by Y. T. Haryono /Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 04: A blood red moon lights up the sky during a total lunar eclipse on April 4, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. The shortest total lunar eclipse, or 'blood moon', of the century will last just a few minutes. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
A combination of 10 pictures shows the moon in different stages of a total lunar eclipse seen from the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on April 15, 2014. People in most of north and south America should be able to witness this year's first total lunar eclipse, which will cause a 'blood moon' and is the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years. AFP PHOTO/ DESIREE MARTIN (Photo credit should read DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)
A total lunar eclipse is seen behind a ferris wheel in Tokyo, on October 8, 2014. In Tokyo's Roppongi fashion and entertainment district, enthusiasts were planning to perform yoga exercises under the blood moon. Many others had climbed atop the city's skyscrapers to view the sky. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 07: The moon rises behind the turbines of Whitelees Windfarm on October 7, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.Whitelee Wind farm is the largest windfarm in the UK. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A lunar eclipse is seen in Tokyo on October 8, 2014. In Tokyo's Roppongi fashion and entertainment district, enthusiasts were planning to perform yoga exercises under the blood moon. Many others had climbed atop the city's skyscrapers to view the sky. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse from the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on April 15, 2014. People in most of north and south America should be able to witness this year's first total lunar eclipse, which will cause a 'blood moon' and is the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years. AFP PHOTO/ DESIREE MARTIN (Photo credit should read DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)
The moon is pictured over the El Salvador del Mundo Monument in San Salvador, El Salvador on April 15, 2014 as a lunar eclipse begins across the Americas. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA. AFP PHOTO/ Jose CABEZAS (Photo credit should read JOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)
The moon appears to be to have an orange-red hue as the earth's shadow covers the moon during a total lunar eclipse, in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California October 8, 2014. A total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon because of the red color that is cast upon it by light refracting in Earth's atmosphere. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 15: A man takes a photo of his children as the 'Blood Moon' rises over the water in Wlliamstown on April 15, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. The Lunar Eclipse, resulting in the Moon appearing to be an orange-red colour is due to a perfect alignment of the Sun, Earth and Moon, otherwise known as 'syzygy'. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
NAGOYA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 09: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) The moon is seen by the clocktower at Nagoya University lit by blue LED on October 9, 2014 in Nagoya, Japan. A total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon because of the red color that is cast upon it by light refracting in Earth's atmosphere. The lunar eclipse, resulting in the moon appearing to be an orange-red colour is due to a perfect alignment of the Sun, Earth and Moon, otherwise known as syzygy, and this is the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years. Professors at Nagoya University just received Nobel Physic Prize for inventing blue LED. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 08: The earth's shadow starts to cover the full moon during a lunar eclipse October 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. A total lunar eclipse was visible at moonset for most of North America. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 8: A religious cross is seen as the moon is illuminated by sunlight reflected off the Earth during a total lunar eclipse, one of four so-called 'blood moons', on October 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The first in the current tetrad of blood moons fell on Passover and the current eclipse occurs on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the fifth day after Yom Kippur, leading some religious people to believe that it is a prophetic sign of the end times of civilization. This blood moon appears 5.3% larger than the last one on April 15 because it occurs right after the perigee, the closest point in its orbit to the Earth. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 8: The moon is illuminated by sunlight reflected off the Earth during a total lunar eclipse, one of four so-called 'blood moons', on October 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The first in the current tetrad of blood moons fell on Passover and the current eclipse occurs on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the fifth day after Yom Kippur, leading some religious people to believe that it is a prophetic sign of the end times of civilization. This blood moon appears 5.3% larger than the last one on April 15 because it occurs right after the perigee, the closest point in its orbit to the Earth. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
A plane flies before the moon at the beginning of a total lunar eclipse in Yokkaichi, central Japan, on October 8, 2014. In Tokyo's Roppongi fashion and entertainment district, enthusiasts were planning to perform yoga exercises under the blood moon. Many others had climbed atop the city's skyscrapers to view the sky. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
A lunar eclipse is seen taking place from Yokkaichi, central Japan, on October 8, 2014. In Tokyo's Roppongi fashion and entertainment district, enthusiasts were planning to perform yoga exercises under the blood moon. Many others had climbed atop the city's skyscrapers to view the sky. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
The moon is seen in the time around a total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 in Montevideo, Uruguay. People in most of North and South America were able to witness this year's first total lunar eclipse, which caused a 'blood moon' and was the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years. AFP PHOTO/MARIANA SUAREZ (Photo credit should read MARIANA SUAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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