The best 'supermoon' shots from around the world
The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrived Saturday night as our celestial neighbor passed closer to Earth than usual, the closest and therefore the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. At 11:34 p.m., the moon was about 221,802 miles from Earth. That's about 15,300 miles closer than average.
The moon peaks through the clouds in the night sky in Huntsville, Alabama.
The full moon rises behind Statue of Liberty replica atop of a hotel in Kosovo's capital Pristina.
A "supermoon" is seen above the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, May 6, 2012.
The moon rises over the Renkert Building, Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Canton, Ohio.
The moon is seen over the landmark Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai, India.
The full moon rises behind a steeple with crosses of an Orthodox church in the town of Novogrudok, 93 miles west of Minsk, Belarus.
The full moon rises behind statues of angels fixed at the St. Isaak's Cathedral in St.Petersburg, Russia.
The May's full moon rises besided San Francisco Coit Tower in San Francisco on Saturday, May 5, 2012.
The "supermoon" appears over Vancouver, British Columbia.
A supermoon lights up Waikiki and Diamond Head Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Honolulu.
The moon rises in the Atlantic Ocean, Saturday, May 5, 2012 near Bal Harbour, Fla.
A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, south east of Athens, Greece.