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NEW ZEALAND-SUPER MOON

NEW ZEALAND-SUPER MOON

(120506) -- AUCKLAND, May 6, 2012 (Xinhua) -- Perigee moon rises over Mt Eden in New Zealand's largest city of Auckland, May 6, 2012. The moon appears larger and brighter than normal on Sunday as its closest approach to Earth coincides with a full moon. On Sunday, the moon looks 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than usual. The scientific term for the phenomenon is perigee moon, but it is also known as a super moon. (Xinhua/Simon Runting) (cl)
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May 6, 2012
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