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Full “Super Moon” Tonight, May 24th, 2013

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — There will be a Full Moon tonight beginning with a moonrise over the Atlantic Ocean on Florida’s east coast just before 9 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 24, 2013.  

This Super Moon will be 100% full at 12:25 a.m. before it sets at 6:51 a.m. the following Saturday morning.  The 2013 Super Moon will be around 17,000 miles closer than usual to Earth.

For those planning a stroll along the beach to watch the Super Moon, this Full Moon brings along with it a 4-foot plus high tide that will occur around 8:10 p.m., with a few minutes of variation depending on your exact location.

Image and Video Credit: NASA

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