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This "huge moon'', on 6 May, 2012, appeared as the Earth and the moon came unusually close together. 

The moon was about 356,955km from Earth - about 24,622km closer than average. 

And, the Moon has not been this close to Earth in about 18 years, which makes this very close position to Earth especially interesting. It gave sky-watchers around the world a chance to see a really big Moon. 

Some people call such a moon a Super-Moon, or even an Extreme Super-Moon. And, astronomers estimated that this Really Big Moon was about 16% brighter than the average brightness of a Full Moon. 

This video was captured between Rockhampton and Bundaberg of the Bruce Highway, Queensland.

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