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Earth's shadow begins to obscure the view of a so-called Supermoon during a total lunar eclipse above Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. Supermoon, or perigee moon, is the name given when the full or new moon comes closest to the Earth making it appear bigger. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

November's supermoon will be the closest the moon has been to earth since 1948


We hear the term "supermoon" way too much these days. Seems like anytime that jolly white giant in the night sky is a little bigger than normal, people freak out. 

The supermoon burnout. It's real. 

Now to be fair, often times those freak outs are semi-warranted. Supermoons have been visible loads of times in the recent past (like last month). 

But if you want to see something worthy of the word "super," pay attention on Nov. 14. The moon will be the closest its been to the earth since 1948, reports CBS News

Due to the positioning of the moon that night, the moon could be 14 percent larger and 30 brighter than a normal moon. Which is gonna be totally sweet. 

But there is a downside. This supermoon promises to create some huge tides. The last supermoon on October caused some coastal flooding due to the change in tides. Some beachfront properties could be in some trouble. 

So make sure you mark your calendars. 

November's supermoon will be the closest the moon has been to earth since 1948

For more, check out the 60 Second Circa. 

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