We rounded up the best of the night.

If last night's full moon looked particularly large, it's because the moon was the closest it's been to the Earth since January 26, 1948. The moon, called a supermoon due to its close proximity to the Earth, appeared so massive because of its positioning on its orbit. The next similarly large supermoon won’t occur until November 25, 2034 (though look out for a slightly less impressive one in December), so we rounded up the best photos of the event, taken from various places around the world. 

Madrid, Spain


Arches National Park near Moab, Utah

The sun sees your body. The moon sees your soul. #spiritualgangster #moonchild #supermoon 🌕: @jonathan_irish

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Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan


Sydney, Australia


San Francisco, California


Albuquerque, New Mexico

New York, NY


Perth, Australia


Castillo Almodóvar Del Río in Córdoba, Andalusia

Castillo Almodóvar Del Río. Córdoba. #SuperLuna #SuperMoon #Luna #Moon #Cordoba #almodovardelrio #castillo

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