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Biggest, brightest supermoon in nearly 70 years

A tree is silhouetted as a supermoon rises over Heho, Myanmar's Shan state, on Nov. 14, 2016. Sky gazers headed to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches on Nov. 14 to witness the closest supermoon to Earth in almost seven decades, hoping for dramatic photos and spectacular surf. The moon will be the closest to Earth since 1948 at a distance of 356,509 kilometers (221,524 miles), creating what NASA described as "an extra-supermoon"


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Biggest, brightest supermoon in nearly 70 years