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05-MAY-2012

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May is the month in 2012 when the full Moon called "Super Moon" passes closest to perigee, the point where the moon is closest to earth in its monthly orbit. The moon will be 8% closer and larger than its average occurance and appearance as it orbits at about 221,802 miles away.


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