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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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'Supermoon' 14% bigger than average full moon

The moon is said to be 14% closer to earth making it appear larger than usual, according to NASA. The so-called "supermoon" was spotted across the UK overnight.

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