Supermoon Over Dixon Likely To Wash Out Eta Aquarid Meteors

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DIXON, CA — The fourth and final supermoon of 2020 occurs this week over Dixon. Whether you’ll be able to see May’s full flower moon — so called because it’s the time of year flowers start blooming — depends on the weather forecast, of course, but it will appear big and bright for several days.

The moon reaches perigee — the point it passes closest to Earth in its orbit — at 3:45 a.m. Pacific Time Thursday, but it will be below the horizon by then. To see it at its biggest and brightest, head outdoors Wednesday evening. The moon rises at 7:28 p.m. local time Wednesday.

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