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"Super Moon" to light up night sky this weekend

The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
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The full moon rises behind a mosque as a kite flies in Amman May 5, 2012. Saturday will see the rise of a full moon called the "Super Moon" when it arrives at its closest point to the Earth in 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

The full moon rises behind a mosque as a kite flies in Amman May 5, 2012. Saturday will see the rise of a full moon called the "Super Moon" when it arrives at its closest point to the Earth in 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

The full moon rises behind a mosque as a kite flies in Amman May 5, 2012. Saturday will see the rise of a full moon called the "Super Moon" when it arrives at its closest point to the Earth in 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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The full moon rises as a bird flies in Amman May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

The full moon rises as a bird flies in Amman May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

The full moon rises as a bird flies in Amman May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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The full moon rises behind a mosque as birds fly in Amman May 5, 2012. Saturday will see the rise of a full moon called the "Super Moon" when it arrives at its closest point to the Earth in 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

The full moon rises behind a mosque as birds fly in Amman May 5, 2012. Saturday will see the rise of a full moon called the "Super Moon" when it arrives at its closest point to the Earth in 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

The full moon rises behind a mosque as birds fly in Amman May 5, 2012. Saturday will see the rise of a full moon called the "Super Moon" when it arrives at its closest point to the Earth in 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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The moon rises in Cairo, May 5, 2012. A "super Moon" will light up Saturday's night sky in a once-a-year cosmic show, overshadowing a meteor shower from remnants of Halley's Comet, the U.S. space agency NASA said. The Moon will seem especially big and bright since it will reach its closest spot to Earth at the same time it is in its full phase, NASA said. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

The moon rises in Cairo, May 5, 2012. A "super Moon" will light up Saturday's night sky in a once-a-year cosmic show, overshadowing a meteor shower from remnants of Halley's Comet, the U.S. space agency NASA said. The Moon will seem especially big...more

The moon rises in Cairo, May 5, 2012. A "super Moon" will light up Saturday's night sky in a once-a-year cosmic show, overshadowing a meteor shower from remnants of Halley's Comet, the U.S. space agency NASA said. The Moon will seem especially big and bright since it will reach its closest spot to Earth at the same time it is in its full phase, NASA said. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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The full moon rises from the top of the Haramoun mountain, as seen from Marjayoun village in south Lebanon May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

The full moon rises from the top of the Haramoun mountain, as seen from Marjayoun village in south Lebanon May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

The full moon rises from the top of the Haramoun mountain, as seen from Marjayoun village in south Lebanon May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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The full moon rises in Tirana May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Arben Celi

The full moon rises in Tirana May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Arben Celi

The full moon rises in Tirana May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Arben Celi
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The moon rises behind trees in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon rises behind trees in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon rises behind trees in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
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People sit near a statue of King Carol I, the founder of Romania's royal dynasty, as the moon rises in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

People sit near a statue of King Carol I, the founder of Romania's royal dynasty, as the moon rises in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

People sit near a statue of King Carol I, the founder of Romania's royal dynasty, as the moon rises in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
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The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
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People sit near a statue of King Carol I, the founder of Romania's royal dynasty, as the moon rises in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

People sit near a statue of King Carol I, the founder of Romania's royal dynasty, as the moon rises in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

People sit near a statue of King Carol I, the founder of Romania's royal dynasty, as the moon rises in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
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The moon is seen behind a street light in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon is seen behind a street light in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon is seen behind a street light in Bucharest May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
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The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. A "super Moon" will light up Saturday's night sky in a once-a-year cosmic show, overshadowing a meteor shower from remnants of Halley's Comet, the U.S. space agency NASA said. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. A "super Moon" will light up Saturday's night sky in a once-a-year cosmic show, overshadowing a meteor shower from remnants of Halley's Comet, the U.S. space agency NASA said....more

The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest May 5, 2012. A "super Moon" will light up Saturday's night sky in a once-a-year cosmic show, overshadowing a meteor shower from remnants of Halley's Comet, the U.S. space agency NASA said. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti
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A full moon is seen behind the minaret of Mohamed Ali mosque, in Islamic Cairo, May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A full moon is seen behind the minaret of Mohamed Ali mosque, in Islamic Cairo, May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A full moon is seen behind the minaret of Mohamed Ali mosque, in Islamic Cairo, May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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