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May 1, 2012

Up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's "Supermoon!"

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Biggest Full Moon of 2012 Occurs This Week The moon will officially become full Saturday (May 5) at 11:35 p.m. EDT.
And because this month's full moon coincides with the moon's perigee — its closest approach to Earth — it will also be the year's biggest. The moon will swing in 221,802 miles (356,955 kilometers) from our planet, offering skywatchers a spectacular view of an extra-big, extra-bright moon, nicknamed a supermoon.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 1, 2012 8:17 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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All that's missing is the boy on his flying bike with the man in the moon in his basket.

Posted by: Jewel at May 1, 2012 11:41 AM

Wonder if there's going to be media-driven frenzied fear-mongering like the last time.

Posted by: Anonymous at May 2, 2012 9:32 PM

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