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Perigee Moon (201103190001HQ) | by NASA HQ PHOTO
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Perigee Moon (201103190001HQ)

The full moon is seen as it rises near the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, March 19, 2011, in Washington. The full moon tonight is called a "Super Moon". 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, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

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Taken on March 20, 2011