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9:46 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Prepare For The Supermoon

The supermoon on March 19, 2001.
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This Saturday at 10:35pm CST marks the return of the supermoon - the coincidence of a full Moon with the perigee of the Moon's orbit around the Earth.

The full Moon will appear up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than the other Moons we've seen this year.

 

 

This video from Space.com explains the supermoon in detail:

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