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'Supermoon' lights up night sky ahead of meteor shower

A meteor storm and a so-called "supermoon" lit up the night sky in the early hours of Monday morning.

Also called a Perigree moon, NASA said the moon would appear 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual as its orbit took it closer to Earth.

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Sky-watchers share pictures of 'supermoon'

The biggest moon of the year will be seen tonight, with sky-watchers around the world already tweeting pictures of the 'supermoon' phenomenon.

Earlier today, astronauts aboard the International Space Station tweeted a preview of the phenomena.

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