Supermoon 2013

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BBC News: "'Bigger and brighter supermoon' lights up night sky"

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BBC News said:
The night sky has been illuminated by what appears to be a much bigger and brighter Moon. The so-called "supermoon" occurs when the Moon reaches its closest point to earth, known as a perigee full moon.
The effect makes the Moon seem 14% bigger and 30% brighter than when it is furthest from the planet.

Skywatchers who miss the phenomenon this weekend because of cloudy skies will have to wait until August 2014 for the next one.
Looking good over the South Coast last night, but this has got to be my favourite view so far:

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