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Supermoon of the century

A Free Syrian army fighter sits on a pick-up truck mounted with a weapon, as the supermoon partly covered by clouds is seen in the background, in the west of the rebel-held town of Dael, in Deraa Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

A Free Syrian army fighter sits on a pick-up truck mounted with a weapon, as the supermoon partly covered by clouds is seen in the background, in the west of the rebel-held town of Dael, in Deraa Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

A Free Syrian army fighter sits on a pick-up truck mounted with a weapon, as the supermoon partly covered by clouds is seen in the background, in the west of the rebel-held town of Dael, in Deraa Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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The supermoon is seen through clouds over New York while it is seen from Bayonne in New Jersey. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The supermoon is seen through clouds over New York while it is seen from Bayonne in New Jersey. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The supermoon is seen through clouds over New York while it is seen from Bayonne in New Jersey. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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The supermoon is partly covered by clouds as it sets behind Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The supermoon is partly covered by clouds as it sets behind Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The supermoon is partly covered by clouds as it sets behind Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A supermoon is seen near a statue of Jesus Christ in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa

A supermoon is seen near a statue of Jesus Christ in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa

A supermoon is seen near a statue of Jesus Christ in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa
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The supermoon is seen over Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland. Agencja Gazeta/Marek Podmokly/via REUTERS

The supermoon is seen over Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland. Agencja Gazeta/Marek Podmokly/via REUTERS

The supermoon is seen over Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland. Agencja Gazeta/Marek Podmokly/via REUTERS
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The rising supermoon is seen behind a statue on top of the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

The rising supermoon is seen behind a statue on top of the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

The rising supermoon is seen behind a statue on top of the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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The supermoon rises behind one of the seven statues by spanish artist Jaume Plensa on Massena square in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

The supermoon rises behind one of the seven statues by spanish artist Jaume Plensa on Massena square in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

The supermoon rises behind one of the seven statues by spanish artist Jaume Plensa on Massena square in Nice, France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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A rising "supermoon" is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway, in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A rising "supermoon" is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway, in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A rising "supermoon" is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway, in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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The moon is partly covered by clouds as it rises above the skyline of Frankfurt behind the headquarters of Germany's Commerzbank, in Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The moon is partly covered by clouds as it rises above the skyline of Frankfurt behind the headquarters of Germany's Commerzbank, in Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The moon is partly covered by clouds as it rises above the skyline of Frankfurt behind the headquarters of Germany's Commerzbank, in Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station (ISS), at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station (ISS), at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station (ISS), at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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The weathercock of the church of St. Peter and Paul is seen in front of a moon on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle in the village of Klein-Auheim near Hanau, Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The weathercock of the church of St. Peter and Paul is seen in front of a moon on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle in the village of Klein-Auheim near Hanau, Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The weathercock of the church of St. Peter and Paul is seen in front of a moon on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle in the village of Klein-Auheim near Hanau, Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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People are silhouetted against the supermoon in Prague, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny

People are silhouetted against the supermoon in Prague, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny

People are silhouetted against the supermoon in Prague, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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The supermoon is seen behind Christmas lights at a shopping district in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

The supermoon is seen behind Christmas lights at a shopping district in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

The supermoon is seen behind Christmas lights at a shopping district in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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The supermoon is seen over the historical Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

The supermoon is seen over the historical Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

The supermoon is seen over the historical Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan
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Participants in a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb (R) walk down the western span of the famous Australian landmark as the supermoon rises through clouds after sunset. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Participants in a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb (R) walk down the western span of the famous Australian landmark as the supermoon rises through clouds after sunset. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Participants in a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb (R) walk down the western span of the famous Australian landmark as the supermoon rises through clouds after sunset. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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The moon rises on the day of the "supermoon" spectacle in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

The moon rises on the day of the "supermoon" spectacle in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

The moon rises on the day of the "supermoon" spectacle in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden
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A full moon rises behind a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle, Baikonur, Kazakhstan. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A full moon rises behind a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle, Baikonur, Kazakhstan. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A full moon rises behind a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle, Baikonur, Kazakhstan. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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The supermoon rises behind trees in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

The supermoon rises behind trees in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

The supermoon rises behind trees in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A man walks by as the supermoon is seen over the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man walks by as the supermoon is seen over the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man walks by as the supermoon is seen over the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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The supermoon rises in Prague, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny

The supermoon rises in Prague, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny

The supermoon rises in Prague, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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The rising moon is seen behind the Brandenburg Gate quadriga in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

The rising moon is seen behind the Brandenburg Gate quadriga in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

The rising moon is seen behind the Brandenburg Gate quadriga in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski
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A pod on the London Eye is seen against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A pod on the London Eye is seen against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A pod on the London Eye is seen against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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The moon appears in the sky a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

The moon appears in the sky a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

The moon appears in the sky a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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The supermoon sets behind the Chrysler Building in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The supermoon sets behind the Chrysler Building in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The supermoon sets behind the Chrysler Building in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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The supermoon rises over the United States Capitol dome in Washington. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

The supermoon rises over the United States Capitol dome in Washington. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

The supermoon rises over the United States Capitol dome in Washington. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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The supermoon is seen behind a building under construction in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

The supermoon is seen behind a building under construction in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

The supermoon is seen behind a building under construction in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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The "supermoon", the closest the moon comes to Earth since 1948, rises over the Power and Light building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. REUTERS/Dave Kaup

The "supermoon", the closest the moon comes to Earth since 1948, rises over the Power and Light building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. REUTERS/Dave Kaup

The "supermoon", the closest the moon comes to Earth since 1948, rises over the Power and Light building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. REUTERS/Dave Kaup
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The "supermoon" rise above the valley in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

The "supermoon" rise above the valley in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

The "supermoon" rise above the valley in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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