October 21, 2014

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Photos: Supermoon seen around the world

People around the world this weekend looked up at the sky to view a lunar phenomenon: the supermoon.

Known to scientists as a perigee moon, Earth’s neighbor appears at its largest and brightest compared to other full moons when it orbits closer to our planet. It can even be seen during the daytime.

A supermoon will happen three times this year, with Sunday night’s sky show the second. The first one occurred on July 12 and the third will take place on Sept. 9.

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  • South Dakota Supermoon
  • Greece Super Moon
  • Macedonia Supermoon
  • Hong Kong Super Moon
  • APTOPIX Spain Supermoon
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  • Austria Super Moon
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