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This picture taken on Aug. 1, 2023, shows the second supermoon of 2023, also known as the sturgeon moon, rising behind the Cuatro Torres business area in Madrid. Javier Soriano/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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It's big! It's bright! It's a rare blue supermoon! Here's how to check it out

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A supermoon rises over Washington, D.C., in November 2016. After this week's Strawberry Supermoon, there will be two more in July and August. Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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June's full moon, known as the strawberry moon, was named for its appearance during the strawberry picking season. Here, the strawberry moon rises above the Apollo Temple in ancient Corinth, on June 17, 2019. Valerie Gache/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Chinese lunar lander Chang'e 4 is headed to Aitken Basin, a large impact crater near the moon's south pole, pictured here in blue. The distance from the depths of Aitken Basin to the tops of the highest surrounding peaks is nearly twice the height of Mount Everest, according to NASA. NASA/Goddard hide caption

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China's Lunar Lander To Explore Moon's Far Side

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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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