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Super Perigee Moon
Date: 19 Mar 2011

The full moon is seen as it rises near the Lincoln Memorial, 19 March 2011, in Washington D.C. This type of full moon is called a "Super Perigee Moon" since it is at it's closest to Earth. The last full moon so big and close to Earth occurred in March of 1993.

Last Update: 24 Mar 2011 (AMB)

Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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