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Full moon rising: How to snap the perfect pic

Full moon rising: How to snap the perfect pic

A full moon will be visible across San Diego County shortly after sunset on Thursday, Oct. 5 and the National Weather Service says viewing conditions will be ideal. Skies will be clear, and early evening temperatures will be in the mid-60s at the coast and low 60s across inland valleys and foothills.

Here are a few tips for photographing the full moon:

1. Sunset will occur at 6:27 p.m. Thursday, and the moon will begin rising above the eastern horizon 24 minutes later, at 6:51 p.m. That's a perfect time to take photographs. You'll be able...