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Squished supermoon

Squished supermoon

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Oleg Artemyev / Roscosmos

Squished supermoon
The Earth's atmosphere distorts an image of the moon as it sets on Aug. 10, 2014. The full moon coincided with its closest approach to Earth, resulting in a so-called "supermoon."

Original image data dated on or about August 10, 2014

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