This is the “orange Moon” time of year. Or at least amber: a true honey Moon – not bright white at all. Several reasons: Humidity maxes out in the warm weather, and this reddens everything in the sky, especially near the horizon. And the Full Moon is now so low that it’s noteworthy. And did we mention, it’s also unusually big?
All this happens on Friday the 13th. Watch it rise just after sunset Friday, and you’ll see it big and orange. As the night goes on, it never climbs very high. It’s the lowest Moon of . . .
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