'Super Moon' Rises to Sky Watchers' Delight

The moon appeared 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than when it's farthest away from Earth.
0:50 | 08/11/14

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Depending on where you are maybe it's not too late or early to check out the so called super but if you think you missed it here's what looked like it's called the super moon because it's a full moon. Happening at the same time as the moon's closest approach to the earth during its orbit. And that means it appeared 14% bigger than 30% brighter than when its farthest away from earth. Now if you missed out on the Superman don't worry there's another one scheduled for September -- -- has an outside of I never should it was beautiful out earlier tonight against the skyline was pretty awesome that C emissions can. She runs out. And they say that that next -- -- actually be bigger brighter little fun fact when one. I'm -- here I'm on 49 moons could fit inside the year of did you know I did not know that evil Google -- -- tiny bonus and. -- -- --

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