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With the Nov. 13 supermoon rising in the background, a man looks out from a balcony in Madrid. At its closest pass to Earth, the full moon can look up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter, NASA says.

With the Nov. 13 supermoon rising in the background, a man looks out from a balcony in Madrid. At its closest pass to Earth, the full moon can look up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter, NASA says.

Gerard Julien

It’s a celestial double-header: A supermoon and a meteor shower collide

The year’s last supermoon rises Thursday evening, and it just happens to coincide with one of the best meteor showers of the year. As the Sturgeon supermoon fills the sky, so will the Perseid meteor shower — when thousands of visible meteors will streak across the night sky.

Reset checks in with the Adler Planetarium for more on what to watch for and where to get the best view.

GUEST: Michelle Nichols, director of public observing at the Adler Planetarium

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