Supermoon, Meteor Shower Light Up Night Sky Across the Globe

Supermoon rises behind the cathedral in Mdina, Malta's ancient capital city

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Sky observers in the Northern Hemisphere are getting a special treat this Sunday as a “super moon” and meteor showers happen at the same time. The meteor shower, Perseid, will peak between Aug. 10 and Aug. 13, and is expected to last for a week after its peak.The super moon occurs when the Earth is at its closest distance to the moon. Click through to see more images of the event.

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