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Super Moon rising

<p>A full moon rises over the skyline of Manhattan along the Hudson River in New York, March 19, 2011. Saturday saw the rise of a full moon called a "Super Moon" when it arrived at its closest point to the Earth in 2011, a distance of 221,565 miles or 356,575 kilometers away. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

A full moon rises over the skyline of Manhattan along the Hudson River in New York, March 19, 2011. Saturday saw the rise of a full moon called a "Super Moon" when it arrived at its closest point to the Earth in 2011, a distance of 221,565 miles or...more

A full moon rises over the skyline of Manhattan along the Hudson River in New York, March 19, 2011. Saturday saw the rise of a full moon called a "Super Moon" when it arrived at its closest point to the Earth in 2011, a distance of 221,565 miles or 356,575 kilometers away. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The moon is seen over Vina del Mar city, about 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Santiago, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez </p>

The moon is seen over Vina del Mar city, about 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Santiago, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

The moon is seen over Vina del Mar city, about 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Santiago, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

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<p>The moon rises over east London March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett </p>

The moon rises over east London March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

The moon rises over east London March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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<p>A weathervane is seen in front of the moon in Lausanne March 19, 2011.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse </p>

A weathervane is seen in front of the moon in Lausanne March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A weathervane is seen in front of the moon in Lausanne March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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<p>The moon is seen over La Paz city March 19, 2011. REUTERS/David Mercado</p>

The moon is seen over La Paz city March 19, 2011. REUTERS/David Mercado

The moon is seen over La Paz city March 19, 2011. REUTERS/David Mercado

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<p>The moon rises over the Bronx section of New York City March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

The moon rises over the Bronx section of New York City March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

The moon rises over the Bronx section of New York City March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>The full moon rises near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Bill Ingalls/NASA/Handout </p>

The full moon rises near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Bill Ingalls/NASA/Handout

The full moon rises near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Bill Ingalls/NASA/Handout

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<p>The full moon rises behind the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington March 19, 2011.  REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang </p>

The full moon rises behind the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

The full moon rises behind the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

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<p>The moon rises over downtown Los Angeles, California March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

The moon rises over downtown Los Angeles, California March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The moon rises over downtown Los Angeles, California March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Spring buds are silhouetted against the rising full moon in Washington, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang </p>

Spring buds are silhouetted against the rising full moon in Washington, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

Spring buds are silhouetted against the rising full moon in Washington, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

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<p>The moon is seen behind street lamps in Lausanne March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse </p>

The moon is seen behind street lamps in Lausanne March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The moon is seen behind street lamps in Lausanne March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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<p>A full moon rises above the skyscrapers in Times Square (L) and the Empire State Building (R) in New York, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

A full moon rises above the skyscrapers in Times Square (L) and the Empire State Building (R) in New York, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A full moon rises above the skyscrapers in Times Square (L) and the Empire State Building (R) in New York, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The moon rises over the horizon above the Peak District national park near Manchester, northern England, March 19, 2011.  REUTERS/Phil Noble </p>

The moon rises over the horizon above the Peak District national park near Manchester, northern England, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Phil Noble

The moon rises over the horizon above the Peak District national park near Manchester, northern England, March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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