Supermoon caught on camera around the world

The biggest and brightest full moon of the year has been caught on camera around the world. The so-called supermoon appeared up to 14% larger than normal as it swung closer to Earth. Here are some of the best images taken over the weekend.

Supermoon rises over the temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the seas, in Cape Sounion
Supermoon rises over the temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the seas, in Cape Sounion Credit: Reuters
Moon is seen rising behind the Mar Elias Greek Orthodox Monastery in Jerusalem
Moon is seen rising behind the Mar Elias Greek Orthodox Monastery in Jerusalem Credit: Reuters
The moon rises behind a street lamp in St Petersburg
The moon rises behind a street lamp in St Petersburg Credit: Reuters
Tourists look at the rising moon from the elevated skywalk of the Supertrees Grove at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore
Tourists look at the rising moon from the elevated skywalk of the Supertrees Grove at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore Credit: REUTERS/Tim Chong
The full moon rises above the New York City skyline
The full moon rises above the New York City skyline Credit: REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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Supermoon lights up the sky

The biggest and brightest full moon of the year has been caught on camera around the world. The so-called supermoon appeared up to 14% larger than normal as it swung closer to Earth.