A "supermoon" lit up the skies last night, with the satellite appearing in its biggest and brightest form this year.
The phenomenon, known as a perigee full moon, will cause higher tides as it reaches its closest point to Earth.
Last night the moon could have appeared up to 14 per cent larger and 30 per cent brighter than when it is farthest from the planet
At its closest point, it was around 356,400 km away - compared to an average distance of around 384,000 km.
The Moon's distance from Earth varies because it follows an elliptical orbit rather than a circular