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A full moon rises behind the Jefferson Memorial
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A full moon rises behind the Jefferson Memorial in Washington. The biggest and brightest full moon of the year called the "supermoon" graces the sky early Sunday as our celestial neighbor swings closer to Earth than usual. (June 22, 2013)(Credit: AP)

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'Super moon' up close and personal

The supersized view of the moon occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth, often producing a full moon that is bigger and brighter than usual.