How to view the supermoon eclipse early Wednesday morning
A picture taken on Jan. 21, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany shows a view of the Super Blood Moon during a lunar eclipse. - Sebastian Gollnow/DPA/TNS

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The full moon will experience a total eclipse for West Coast viewers on Wednesday morning, an effect made more eye-catching by its “supermoon” status. Totality will be reached between 4 a.m. and 4:30 a.m., depending on where you are, as the moon descends toward the western horizon. It will last about 15 minutes. During that time, when the moon is completely within the Earth’s shadow, it will appear a rusty red. Because it is at perigee — its closest point to the Earth — this month’s full moon will appear particularly large, especially when it is near the horizon. The eclipse...