'Supermoon' Science: NASA Explains What's Rare About Luna In Nov. 2016 | Video

Skywatchers will be in for a treat on Monday (Nov. 14) with the rise of the biggest and brightest "supermoon" in almost 69 years. Space.com spoke with Noah Petro, the deputy scientist for NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission, about the science of "supermoons" — and what makes this one so special. November's Supermoon Is Closest Since 1948: 5 Surprising Facts

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