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Pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up the sky around the world

The moon is currently at its closest to Earth, giving us the biggest sighting of it all year.
The moon is currently at its closest to Earth, giving us the biggest sighting of it all year. Here it is spotted in Greece.
Supermoon in Greece
A so-called 'supermoon' is caused when a perigee moon happens at the same time as a full moon.
Supermoon over a fair ground in New Jersey, USA
Scientists at NASA say it appears about 14% larger and 30% brighter than a regular full moon.
Supermoon in Kansas, USA
People all around the world have been able to see the amazing sight, like the huge moon behind the Statue of Liberty in New York.
Supermoon in New York
In Rome star watchers were able to see the moon rising up from over some nearby mountains.
Supermoon in Rome
In Singapore the 'supermoon' was still able to be seen though the thick smog which is currently sweeping over the city. The next 'supermoon' is expected in 2014.
Supermoon in Singapore