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Supermoon Photos: Year's Biggest Full Moon Wows Stargazers Worldwide

If you happened to catch the full moon over the weekend, you may have noticed a slightly bigger and brighter display than usual — a lunar view that captivated skywatchers around the world. Dubbed the "supermoon," Sunday's full moon on June 23 was the largest moon of the year, because the moon's full Full story

Supermoon images take over Twitter

  Sunday night’s full moon was the largest of the year, appearing when the moon is closest to Earth. Images capturing the size and glow of the moon from around the globe are trending online.

Supermoon looks close enough to touch

  From the Old City of Jerusalem to the dunes of Mongolia, the supermoon appeared to be the biggest, brightest and closest of the year. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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  Supermoon weekend

The moon passed by Earth at its closest point of the year this weekend, making for spectacular views around the globe, NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

  Supermoon to shine bright Sunday

The largest full moon of 2013 will rise this weekend and appear in all of its largess on Sunday. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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The biggest full moon of the year, a so-called "supermoon," rose into the night sky to the delight of skywatchers around the world. NBC's  Charles Hadlock reports.

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