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Supermoon at Scarbrough

A Supermoon illuminates Scarborough's South Bay looking South towards Filey


A supermoon, is the coincidence of a full moon (or a new moon) with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, or perigee, leading to the technical name for a supermoon of the perigee-syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun system.


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Taken on May 5, 2012