Thursday 18 December 2014

Supermoon: Best photos from around the world

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The moon is seen in an abnormally red colour as it rises in the Toronto Beaches, June 23, 2013.  The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" lit up the sky this weekend
The moon is seen in an abnormally red colour as it rises in the Toronto Beaches, June 23, 2013. The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" lit up the sky this weekend
A silhouetted airplane flies past a 'super moon' over New York on June 23, 2013. The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" lit up the sky this weekend
A full moon also referred to as a "super moon" rises over the San Juan bonfire on the beach of Playa de Poniente in Gijon June 24, 2013.
A couple hugs at a Lisbon public garden as the biggest and brightest full moon of the year rises behind them Sunday, June 23 2013. The so-called supermoon appeared up to 14 percent larger than normal as it swung closer to Earth Sunday.
SINGAPORE - JUNE 23: A plane passes in front of the haze obscured " Supermoon" over Singapore on June 23, 2013 in Singapore.
In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, the "supermoon" is seen with the Epcot center geodesic sphere in the foreground on June 23, 2013 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
People watch the moon rise over the skyline of New York from a lookout in Weekhawken, New Jersey, June 21, 2013.
The moon rises over the monument of Saints Cyril and Methodius, the fathers of Slavonic literature, in the Russian far eastern city of Vladivostok June 22, 2013.
A woman photographs the moon as it rises over the skyline of New York from a lookout in Weekhawken, New Jersey, June 21, 2013
The super moon is pictured behind the cross of a church in Vienna June 23, 2013.
The full moon also referred to as a "super moon" rises in the sky behind the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan as seen from the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey, June 22, 2013.
The largest full moon of 2013, also referred to as a "super moon," rises over the Iwo Jima memorial in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington
People ride the Luna Park Swing Ride as the Super Moon rises on Coney Island, June 22, 2013.
REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO A woman watches the full moon also referred to as a "super moon" rise in the sky from the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey, June 22, 2013. The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" will light up the night sky this weekend. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
People walk through a gazebo as a full moon also referred to as a "super moon" rises in the sky as seen from the Eagle Rock Reservation
Tourists look at the rising "super moon" from the elevated skywalk of the Supertrees Grove at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore
Tourists walk on the elevated skywalk of the Supertrees Grove as the "super moon" rises at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore
The largest full moon of 2013, a "super moon" scientifically known as a "perigee moon", rises behind the monument to 18th century military commander Nauryzbai Batyr near the town of Kaskelen, some 23 km (14 miles) west of Almaty
The full moon rises behind street lamps in Tbilisi, June 23, 2013.
A supermoon rises over the temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the seas, in Cape Sounion some 60 km (37 miles) east of Athens June 23, 2013
A supermoon rises over the temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the seas, in Cape Sounion some 60 km (37 miles) east of Athens June 23, 2013
A "super moon" rises near the Four Towers business district in Madrid
People gather to see the largest full moon of 2013, a "super moon", in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain June 23, 2013
A "super moon" rises over Madrid June 23, 2013. On Sunday a perigee moon coincides with a full moon creating a "super moon" when it will pass by the earth at its closest point in 2013.
A "super moon" rises over the Basque port town of Mundaka, in the early hours of June 24, 2013.
The "super moon" rises between the twin towers of Brazil's Congress in Brasilia June 23, 2013
A fisherman waits for a catch as the largest full moon of 2013, also referred to as a "super moon", rises over Guadalmar beach in Malaga, southern Spain, late June 23, 2013
A full moon also referred to as a "super moon" rises in the sky behind New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center
A full moon also referred to as a "super moon" rises in the sky behind New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as seen from the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey, June 23, 2013. The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" will light up the night sky this weekend. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT CITYSCAPE)

The largest full moon of the year lit up the night sky this weekend. Here's some of the best pictures

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