Rare: Only Supermoon of 2017 Over Southern California Sunday

A rare supermoon will be shining over Southern California this weekend. Here's a look back at another night in November 2016 when the moon was as close as it had been to Earth in 69 years.

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The moon as seen from the Fullerton Municipal Airport on December 3, 2017.
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Gil Leyvas
The moon as seen from the Fullerton Municipal Airport on December 3, 2017.
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Pat Galindo
A view of the supermoon rising in Orange County, California on December 2, 2017.
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Pat Galindo
Taken from Newport Back Bay, Orange County, the supermoon is rising over the Santa Ana Mountains.
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Mary E. McGlynn
Mary E. McGlynn provided this image of the supermoon captured on December 3, 2017.
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Patricia Galindo
EMPTY_CAPTION"Super Spectacle" Supermoon rising behind the Verrazano Bridge. Taken while visiting New York City. 11/13/2016.
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An American Airlines passenger plane passes in front of the moon, as seen from Whittier, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. Monday morning's supermoon will be the closet a full moon has been to the Earth since Jan. 26, 1948. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Wes Frye
The moon is seen from the Sunset Strip Sunday Nov. 14, 2016.
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The moon as seen from NewsChopper4 Sunday Nov. 13, 2016.
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Robin Randolph
A viewer image of the moon over downtown Los Angeles Sunday Nov. 13, 2016.
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Diane Duacsek
Diane Duacsek provided this image of the moon Monday Nov. 14, 2016.
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The moon rises above California 60 on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, in Rosemead, Calif. Monday morning's supermoon will be the closet a full moon has been to the Earth since Jan. 26, 1948. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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A woman is silhouetted against the moon while walking her dog Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, in La Habra, Calif. Monday's so-called supermoon will be the closest the moon comes to us in almost 69 years. And it won't happen again for another 18 years. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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The moon rises behind a neon sign in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. Monday morning's supermoon will be the closet a full moon has been to the Earth since Jan. 26, 1948. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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The supermoon sets behind the Statue of Liberty, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in New York. Monday's supermoon, a phenomenon that happens when the moon makes a close pass at the earth, is the closest to earth since 1948. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Supermmon over the San Francisco Bay. The Super Moon rises over the Bay, taken from Sausalito.
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The moon rises behind the castle of Almodovar in Cordoba, southern Spain, on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. The Supermoon on November 14, 2016, will be the closest a full moon has been to Earth since January 26, 1948. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti)
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The moon rises beyond downtown buildings Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. Monday's so-called supermoon will be extra super - it will be the closest the moon comes to us in almost 69 years. And it won't happen again for another 18 years. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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The moon rises from behind apartment buildings in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. The brightest moon in almost 69 years will be lighting up the sky this week in a treat for star watchers around the globe. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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The moon rises in Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. The brightest moon in almost 69 years lights up the sky this week in a treat for star watchers around the globe. The phenomenon known as the supermoon will reach its most luminescent in North America before dawn on Monday. (AP Photo/ Anupam Nath)
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The moon rises from behind the Dhauladhar mountain range in Dharmsala, India, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. The brightest moon in almost 69 years lights up the sky this week in a treat for star watchers around the globe. The phenomenon known as the supermoon will reach its most luminescent in North America before dawn on Monday.(AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
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