Slideshow: View 'Super Moon' around the world

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Waikiki and Diamond Head, Hawaii
A supermoon lights up Waikiki and Diamond Head Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Honolulu. A "supermoon" event happens when the moon is closest to the earth therefore the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
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Lufkin, Texas
The "Super Moon" as seen Saturday, May 5, 2012, over Lufkin, Texas.
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St. Petersburg, Russia
The full moon rises behind statues of angels fixed at the St. Isaak's Cathedral in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2012. Saturday's event is a "supermoon," the closest and therefore the biggest and brightest full moon of the year.
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Kosovo
The full moon rises behind Statue of Liberty replica atop of a hotel in Kosovo's capital Pristina on Saturday, May 5, 2012. On Saturday, the moon will be a "supermoon" or perigee moon as the moon is at it's closest approach to the earth. ( AP Photo / Visar Kryeziu ) Summary
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'Super Moon' -- Walla Walla Washington
A supermoon breaks through thin clouds as it rises above Walla Walla, WA on Saturday evening, May 5, 2012. The supersized moon is a once-a-year event when the full moon coincides with the moon's perigee, or closest point to Earth. During this time the moon can appear up to 14% larger and up to 30% brighter than at other times. (AP Photo/MATTHEW ZIMMERMAN BANDERAS, WALLA WALLA UNION-BULLETIN)
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Chico, Calif.
A "supermoon" rises over Steve Wilson, Jonathan Foster, Chris Kaiser, and Kevin Kaiser (left to right) who watch sprint car heat races during the 22nd annual Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial at the Silver Dollar Speedway Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Chico, Calif. A "supermoon," occurs when the moon is closest to the earth and therefore appears as the biggest full moon of the year. (AP Photo/Jason Halley, Chico Enterprise-Record)
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Greece
The full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, south east of Athens, Greece, while tourists watch, on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Saturday's event is a "supermoon," the closest and therefore the biggest and brightest full moon of the year.
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Rio Rio de Janeiro
The "supermoon" appears behind the Mare shanty town complex in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, May 6, 2012. The moon was the closest it will get to the Earth this year _ and appeared 14 percent larger because of that. At its peak it was about 221,802 miles from Earth. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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Kosovo
The full moon rises behind Kosovo's capital heating plant chimney on Saturday, May 5, 2012. On Saturday, the moon will be a "supermoon" or perigee moon as the moon is at it's closest approach to the earth. ( AP Photo / Visar Kryeziu )
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Gainesville, Fla.
The moon rises next to the Century Tower at the University of Florida as seen from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville Fla., on Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/The Gainesville Sun, Matt Stamey)
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' Super Moon' -- Athens, Greece
A statue of ancient Greek Goddess Athena is silhouetted by the moon, in the center of the Greek capital after elections on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Voters in crisis-hit Greece punished parties that have dominated politics for decades, with parties opposed to the country's bailout agreements gaining ground. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)
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'Super Moon' -- New York
The moon rises above construction cranes and 1 World Trade Center, Friday, May 4, 2012 in New York. The tower, formerly known as the Freedom Tower, is now up to 101 stories. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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Kosovo
The full moon rises behind Kosovo's capital heating plant chimney on Saturday, May 5, 2012. On Saturday, the moon will be a "supermoon" or perigee moon as the moon is at it's closest approach to the earth. ( AP Photo / Visar Kryeziu )
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Pittsburgh, Pa.
A portion of PPG Place in Downtown Pittsburgh is silhouetted against the “Supermoon” early Sunday, May 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Jasmine Goldband, Tribune-Review)
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Central Java, Indonesia
In this late Sunday, May 6, 2012 photo, lanterns release by Buddhist worshippers fly as full moon is seen in the background during a procession commemorating Waisak day which marks the birth, death and enlightenment of Buddha at the 9th century Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Slamet Riyadi)
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Gainesville, Fla.
The moon rises behind the University Auditorium at the University of Florida as seen from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville Fla., on Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/The Gainesville Sun, Matt Stamey)
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'Super Moon' -- Greece
The full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, south east of Athens, Greece, while tourists watch, on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Saturday's event is a "supermoon," the closest and therefore the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)
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Peoria, Ill.
A "supermoon" appears above the temporarily closed Hotel Pere Marquette on Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Peoria, Ill. This "supermoon" is the closest moon of the year, coming within 221, 802 miles from Earth. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Adam Gerik)
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Vancouver
The super moon is seen rising over Vancouver, British Columbia Saturday May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian Press)
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Chico, Calif.
A "supermoon" rises over sprint car heat races during the 22nd annual Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial at the Silver Dollar Speedway Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Chico, Calif. A "supermoon," occurs when the moon is closest to the earth and therefore appears as the biggest full moon of the year. (AP Photo/Jason Halley, Chico Enterprise-Record)
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Novogrudok west of Minsk, Belarus
The full moon rises behind a steeple with crosses of an Orthodox church in the town of Novogrudok, 150 km (93 miles) west of Minsk, Belarus, late Saturday, May 5, 2012. Today is the biggest of full moon of the year. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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Bal Harbour, Fla.
A fisherman casts a line from a jetty as the "supermoon" appears over the Atlantic Ocean, Saturday, May 5, 2012, near Bal Harbour, Fla. The moon was the closest it will get to the Earth this year _ and appeared 14 percent larger because of that. At its peak it was about 221,802 miles from Earth. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Associated Press photos show the weekend's "Super Moon" around the world.

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