Supermoon alert: The biggest full moon of 2022 rises tonight

The largest supermoon of 2022 — July’s full Buck Moon — rises above the eastern horizon tonight.

It will make for a striking skywatching sight as “supermoons shine about 16% brighter and appear 6% larger than an average full moon” writes geophysicist Chris Vaughan, an amateur astronomer with SkySafari Software who oversees Space.com’s night sky calendar.

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