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  • Super Moon 2012

    A "supermoon" is seen above the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, May 6, 2012. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon (or a new moon) with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth.
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  • Super Moon 2012

    The May's full moon rises beside San Francisco Coit Tower in San Francisco on Saturday, May 5, 2012.
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  • Super Moon 2012

    The super moon is seen rising over Vancouver, British Columbia Saturday May 5, 2012.
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  • Super Moon 2012

    The full moon rises behind Kosovo's capital heating plant chimney on Saturday, May 5, 2012. On Saturday, the moon will be a "supermoon" or perigee moon as the moon is at it's closest approach to the earth.
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  • Super Moon 2012

    The "supermoon" appears behind the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, south east of Athens, Greece, while tourists watch, on Saturday, May 5, 2012. The moon was the closest it will get to the Earth this year and appeared 14 percent larger because of that. At its peak it was about 221,802 miles from Earth.
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  • Super Moon 2012

    A supermoon breaks through thin clouds as it rises above Walla Walla, Wash. on, May 5, 2012. The supersized moon is a once-a-year event when the full moon coincides with the moon's perigee, or closest point to Earth. During this time the moon can appear up to 14% larger and up to 30 percent brighter than at other times. (AP Photo/MATTHEW ZIMMERMAN BANDERAS, WALLA WALLA UNION-BULLETIN)
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    The "supermoon" appears over the landmark Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai, India, Saturday, May 5, 2012. The moon was the closest it will get to the Earth this year _ and appeared 14 percent larger because of that. At its peak it was about 221,802 miles from Earth.
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  • Super Moon 2012

    A fisherman casts a line from a jetty as the "supermoon" appears over the Atlantic Ocean, Saturday, May 5, 2012, near Bal Harbour, Fla. The moon was the closest it will get to the Earth this year _ and appeared 14 percent larger because of that. At its peak it was about 221,802 miles from Earth.
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  • Super Moon 2012

    The full moon rises behind a steeple with crosses of an Orthodox church in the town of Novogrudok, 150 km (93 miles) west of Minsk, Belarus, late Saturday, May 5, 2012. Today is the biggest of full moon of the year.
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