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Nov 14, 2016

Supermoon of the century is rising

Supermoon of the century is rising

The largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades puts on a celestial spectacle.

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A Vueling passenger aircraft flies past a super moon in Ardales JON NAZCA/REUTERS

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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 SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises over Whitby Abbey, in North Yorkshire, Britain November 13, 2016. REUTERS/Craig Brough CRAIG BROUGH/REUTERS

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A family take a selfie as the moon rises a day before the "supermoon" spectacle on Beacon Hill near Loughborough DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

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An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury REBECCA NADEN/REUTERS

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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 KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London NEIL HALL/REUTERS

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The moon appears in the sky a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in Vienna LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS

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A rising "supermoon" is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway, in Athens ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/REUTERS

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The moon is partly covered by clouds as it rises above the skyline of Frankfurt KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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The supermoon is partly covered by clouds as it rises above the cathedral in Zagreb ANTONIO BRONIC/REUTERS

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The supermoon rises behind one of the seven statues by spanish artist Jaume Plensa on Massena square in Nice ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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A full moon is seen through Christmas tree illuminations in Sapporo, northern Japan KYODO/REUTERS

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The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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Philippine flag flutters as a supermoon rises behind the monument of National Hero Jose Rizal at the Luneta Park in metro Manila ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS

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Participants in a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb walk down the western span of the famous Australian landmark as the Super Moon rises through clouds after sunset JASON REED/REUTERS

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The supermoon sets behind the Chrysler Building in New York LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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