According to Astronomy Picture of the Day, this month’s full moon is the largest since 1948, and there won’t be another as large until 2034. (This means that this month, the point in the moon’s orbit where the full moon occurs is very close to the perigee, or point of closest approach to the earth.)

Anyway, this is what it looked like, rising over Portugal:


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I count all the things that need to be counted.
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