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ITN cameraman Dan Martland posted these stunning images on Twitter:
The moon is said to be 14% closer to earth making it appear larger than usual, according to NASA. The so-called "supermoon" was spotted across the UK overnight.
Social media users have been sharing pictures of a Perigee moon throughout the night on ITV News' Facebook page. Here are some of the best images:
ITV News has asked users on its Facebook page to send in pictures of the so-called 'supermoon', as the biggest moon of the year is expected tonight.
The biggest moon of the year will be seen tonight, with sky-watchers around the world already tweeting pictures of the 'supermoon' phenomenon.
Earlier today, astronauts aboard the International Space Station tweeted a preview of the phenomena.
A meteor storm and a so-called "supermoon" is set light up the night sky alongside this year's Perseid meteor shower in one of the most dramatic and anticipated astronomical events of the year when it becomes full tonight.
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A so-called "supermoon" lit up the sky on Sunday night, prompting people from around the globe to share their stunning pictures.
A "supermoon" is to light up the night sky alongside this year's Perseid meteor shower, one of the most dramatic events of the year.