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Supermoon shown in amazing pictures
14 July 2014
Last updated at 14:58
The "supermoon" was snapped by people around the world at the weekend. It occurs when the moon appears larger and brighter in the sky, due to its elliptical orbit of Earth.
The "supermoon" has been snapped by people around the world this weekend - these are some pics sent to the BBC. Debashis Pradhan took this pic the supermoon as it rose over Lower Manhattan, New York, USA.
James Chow Chun Kin took this shot of the supermoon, in spectacular detail, in Hong Kong in China. Called a "perigee supermoon", it's when the moon appears larger and brighter in the sky, because of its elliptical orbit of Earth.
Samirah Khan took this photo on her way to work in the United Arab Emirates. Saturday night marked the first of three supermoons expected in the next three months.
The next and closest supermoon of 2014 will be on August 10. The supermoon was seen in the Philippines where Jem Garcia snapped it.
Gavin Jelic-Masterton captured this stunning image of supermoon in Croatia.
Jahnavi Utukuri took a photo of a beautiful orange supermoon on Saturday night at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, USA.
This is how Nathan Bailey saw the moon from his porch, near Sulphur Springs, USA.
Randy James caught this pic of the moon in Cambria, California, USA.