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Stunning Views as 'Supermoon' Orbits Closest to Earth Since 1948
The "supermoon" experienced today is extra special as it is the closest full moon to Earth since 1948 and there won't be another until 2034.
The moon rises beyond flags atop Fraser Hall on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kan., on Nov. 13, 2016.
Skygazers headed to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches to witness the closest "supermoon" since 1948, at a distance of 221,524 miles creating what NASA described as "an extra-supermoon."
The moon rises behind a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on Nov. 13.