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Supermoon rising

The supermoon is pictured behind the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

The supermoon is pictured behind the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

The supermoon is pictured behind the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A view of statues of a man and a boy, a monument dedicated to forest rangers, as the supermoon sets over the horizon at dawn at the Sierra de las Nieves (Mountain range of Snows) nature park and biosphere reserve between El Burgo and Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A view of statues of a man and a boy, a monument dedicated to forest rangers, as the supermoon sets over the horizon at dawn at the Sierra de las Nieves (Mountain range of Snows) nature park and biosphere reserve between El Burgo and Ronda, near...more

A view of statues of a man and a boy, a monument dedicated to forest rangers, as the supermoon sets over the horizon at dawn at the Sierra de las Nieves (Mountain range of Snows) nature park and biosphere reserve between El Burgo and Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A supermoon rises over the dome of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Monterrey, Mexico August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A supermoon rises over the dome of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Monterrey, Mexico August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A supermoon rises over the dome of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Monterrey, Mexico August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A two-headed eagle, the national symbol of Russia, is seen in front of the supermoon as it rises over the towers of Historical Museum in Moscow August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A two-headed eagle, the national symbol of Russia, is seen in front of the supermoon as it rises over the towers of Historical Museum in Moscow August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A two-headed eagle, the national symbol of Russia, is seen in front of the supermoon as it rises over the towers of Historical Museum in Moscow August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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The supermoon rises behind Oberbaum Bridge as a train passes through in Berlin August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

The supermoon rises behind Oberbaum Bridge as a train passes through in Berlin August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

The supermoon rises behind Oberbaum Bridge as a train passes through in Berlin August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A supermoon rises while a couple takes a photo in Monterrey, Mexico August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A supermoon rises while a couple takes a photo in Monterrey, Mexico August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A supermoon rises while a couple takes a photo in Monterrey, Mexico August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint outside the town of Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint outside the town of Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint outside the town of Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Sydney resident Virginia Maddock watches the supermoon rise off the beach-side suburb of Wanda, Australia August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Sydney resident Virginia Maddock watches the supermoon rise off the beach-side suburb of Wanda, Australia August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Sydney resident Virginia Maddock watches the supermoon rise off the beach-side suburb of Wanda, Australia August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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The supermoon rises behind the cathedral in Mdina, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The supermoon rises behind the cathedral in Mdina, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The supermoon rises behind the cathedral in Mdina, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint, outside Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint, outside Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint, outside Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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The supermoon is seen behind St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

The supermoon is seen behind St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

The supermoon is seen behind St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk
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A supermoon is seen over downtown Bangkok, Thailand August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A supermoon is seen over downtown Bangkok, Thailand August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A supermoon is seen over downtown Bangkok, Thailand August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Fireworks streak in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint, outside Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. .REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Fireworks streak in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint, outside Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. .REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Fireworks streak in front of the supermoon to celebrate the feast of its patron saint, outside Mosta, Malta August 10, 2014. .REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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The supermoon is seen behind a Ferris wheel in Tokyo August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The supermoon is seen behind a Ferris wheel in Tokyo August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The supermoon is seen behind a Ferris wheel in Tokyo August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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The supermoon rises over the Mediterranean sea at Cabopino beach in southern Spain, August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The supermoon rises over the Mediterranean sea at Cabopino beach in southern Spain, August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The supermoon rises over the Mediterranean sea at Cabopino beach in southern Spain, August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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A supermoon rises over Tower Bridge in London August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

A supermoon rises over Tower Bridge in London August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

A supermoon rises over Tower Bridge in London August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
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A supermoon rises behind Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, South Korea August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A supermoon rises behind Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, South Korea August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A supermoon rises behind Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, South Korea August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A supermoon is pictured behind a tree as it rises in Brasilia, Brazil August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A supermoon is pictured behind a tree as it rises in Brasilia, Brazil August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A supermoon is pictured behind a tree as it rises in Brasilia, Brazil August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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The supermoon is seen over the Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The supermoon is seen over the Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The supermoon is seen over the Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo August 11, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A supermoon rises behind the roof of the Sydney Opera House August 10, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

A supermoon rises behind the roof of the Sydney Opera House August 10, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

A supermoon rises behind the roof of the Sydney Opera House August 10, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray
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