The second “supermoon” of 2019 will be visible Tuesday night, but you’ll have to brave especially cold weather to see it.
The Moon will be full just six hours after it makes the closest approach to Earth in its elliptical orbit. Whenever this occurs within a day of being full, scientists call it a supermoon.
This supermoon will be the brightest and largest of the three this year, appearing approximately 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter.
Moonrise in the San Diego area will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday night, and the moon will appear largest shortly after it rises.
You can see the supermoon anywhere there’s a clear view of they sky, but it will be cold. The National Weather Service office in San Diego is forecasting lows 33 to 42 along the coast and 27 to 37 inland, with frost possible overnight.
The first of three supermoons in 2019 occurred on Jan. 21, and the third and last, somewhat smaller supermoon can be seen on March 19.
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