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PHOTOS: 'Supermoon' lights up the night sky

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image "><span></span></div><span class="caption-text">ABC7 viewer Bruce Leiserowitz shared this picture of the &#39;supermoon&#39; over downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.  (Bruce Leiserowitz)</span></div>
The rare "supermoon" illuminated the night sky Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

The moon was at its closest approach to Earth for 2014, at about 221,765 miles. The moon appeared 16 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than usual.

See photos from the phenomenon above.


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