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The August supermoon seen around the world

The full mopeeks through trees wood near Rasing AustriSunday Aug. 10 2014. The phenomenwhich scientists call 'perigee moon' occurs when

The full moon peeks through trees in a wood near Rasing, Austria, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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Updated: August 11, 2014 8:29AM



While the skies around Chicago were too overcast to catch a glimpse of either the moon or the Perseid meteor showers, there were plenty of sightings around the world.

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