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Thursday 28 August 2014

'Supermoon' phenomenon

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The Supermoon rises over houses in Olvera, in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz, July 12, 2014. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY CITYSCAPE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
The Supermoon rises over houses in Olvera, in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz
The Supermoon rises over downtown Kansas City, Missouri July 12, 2014. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk.    REUTERS/Dave Kaup  (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY CITYSCAPE)
The Supermoon rises over downtown Kansas City, Missouri
A man takes a photo of the Supermoon phenomenon from a bridge over 42nd St. in the Manhattan borough of New York July 11, 2014. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk.         REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CITYSCAPE)
A man takes a photo of the Supermoon phenomenon
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