When Is the Moon Closest to the Earth?

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The Moon is closest to the Earth when it is at perigee. The next time the Moon will be at perigee will be February 27, 2010. The Moon is at perigee once per lunar cycle (28 days). It's pretty spectacular when the Moon is at perigee during a full Moon! You can find more information here: http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/pacalc.html
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