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'Supermoon' lights up night sky ahead of meteor shower

A meteor storm and a so-called "supermoon" lit up the night sky in the early hours of Monday morning.

Also called a Perigree moon, NASA said the moon would appear 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual as its orbit took it closer to Earth.

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'Supermoon' lights up night sky across the UK

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 view of the moon in Cornwall Credit: Tasha Bettison
Alverstoke, Gosport. Credit: Joy Ji
Eastleigh, Hampshire Credit: Ian Armstrong

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