November 2016 supermoon in pictures
The November 2016 supermoon delighted stargazers as the full moon reached its closest point to the Earth since 1948. The supermoon was captured in these stunning pictures from around the world.
The weathercock of the church of St. Peter and Paul is seen in front of a moon on the eve of the supermoon
spectacle in the village of Klein-Auheim near Hanau, Germany. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)
is seen over the historical Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey. (REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan)
Participants in a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb (R) walk down the western span of the famous Australian landmark as the supermoon rises through clouds after sunset. (REUTERS/Jason Reed)
An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the supermoon
spectacle in London, Britain. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)
The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the supermoon
spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain. (REUTERS/Rebecca Naden)
A full moon rises behind a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin on the eve of the supermoon
spectacle, Baikonur, Kazakhstan. (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov)
A man walks by as the supermoon
is seen over the National Mall in Washington. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)
Cannon Ball, U.S.
rises over the Missouri River, pictured from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. (REUTERS/Stephanie Keith)
The moon rises behind the mountain range seen from Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. The brightest moon in almost 69 years lights up the sky in a treat for star watchers around the globe. The phenomenon is known as the supermoon
. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
New York, U.S.
sets behind the Chrysler Building in New York. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)
Kansas City, U.S.
The supermoon, the closest the moon comes to Earth since 1948, rises over the Power and Light building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. (REUTERS/Dave Kaup)