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The final "supermoon" of 2020

It was a beauty early this morning.
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Posted at 2:23 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 14:23:33-04

If you were up dark and early this morning, you saw a dazzling supermoon. May's full moon, the "flower moon," peaked at 6:45 AM just before moonset. This was also a supermoon, and the final supermoon of 2020.

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We've talked about supermoons before. This month's full moon occurred just 32 hours after the Moon reached perigee, or the closest approach to Earth in its orbit. Making it a "supermoon." Not only was this the final supermoon of 2020, it was also the last in a series of four consecutive supermoons.

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You shared some great shots of the Full Flower Moon! Kris, one of the Sunrise directors, captured the full moon saying goodnight to the MaxTracker Live Doppler.

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Janet was able to get an up-close view from her home in Georgetown.

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