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With the Nov. 13 supermoon rising in the background, a man looks out from a balcony in Madrid. At its closest pass to Earth, the full moon can look up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter, NASA says. Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Closest Supermoon Since 1948 Arrives Monday: Tips On Seeing And Photographing It

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The moon appeared bigger and brighter when it went supermoon on June 23, 2013 — especially when it was seen next to objects on the horizon, such as the helicopter from the original Batman television show at the New Jersey State Fair last year. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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