Supermoon shines over cloudy İstanbul skies

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The moon is seen behind of the Galata tower in Istanbul, Turkey on November 13, 2016. Super Moon becomes the closest full moon of the 21st century.

İstanbul skies have witnessed the “supermoon” as the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades will be on display in the coming days.

According to astronomers, the full moon will come nearer to Earth than at any time since 1948. The moon made its closest approach at 6:23 a.m. EST on Monday, passing within 216,486 miles (348,400 km) of the Earth’s surface, about 22,000 miles (35,400 km) closer than average.

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