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Your 'supermoon' photos

This month's full moon occured on Sunday 10th August at 7.10pm. It was a perigee moon (its closest approach to the Earth in its orbit) only an hour away from being full.

Sunday's weather wasn't great for moon watching but last night (Monday 11th) clearer skies enabled viewers to witness a slightly larger and brighter moon compared to average.

Sunday's moon was 30% brighter than when it is at it's Apogee (further point from Earth) - the next time of which is March 2015. And although it wasn't noticable to the naked eye the moon was about 7% bigger than the mean average distance that it orbits our planet.

If you missed it there are plenty more full moons to come, but the the next time the 'perigee and full moon' combination comes this close is September 2015.

Here's a selection of your photos taken from Monday night. Thanks for sending them in to granada.weather@itv.com

Royton, Oldam CRAIG HEPBURN
Full moon over Runcorn CHRIS SPRUCE
Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside @macphotosUk
Heaton Mersey, Stockport RAY ATKINSON
Moon over Hyde, Manchester TREVOR BROWN
Moon over Liverpool WING W WONG
Liverpool from Seacombe Ferry towards Liverpool KEVIN LYTH
Royton, Oldham CRAIG HEPBURN
Full moon 11th August in Radcliffe BOB HESKETH