Monday, May 7, 2012

"Supermoon" Photos

On May 5th, the moon had its closest approach to the earth as a full moon -- of the year.  This is called a "supermoon."  Here are some beautiful pictures...

A "supermoon" is seen behind the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, May 6, 2012. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon (or a new moon) with the closest approach the moon mak

Photo by Victor Caivano / AP.

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