There's something about moons and photographers. So when supermoons appear, it tends to bring out the best of them from all over the world, scoping out the best location to make a dramatic photograph. A supermoon occurs when the moon, which orbits Earth in a slightly elliptical trajectory, is at the absolute closest it can get while also being full. Yesterday's supermoon did not disappoint. [15 photos total]

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Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Woods Hole, MA (Bill Greene/The Boston Globe) #
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Angel of Peace sculpture, London (Alastair Grant/AP) #
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Astro-Physical Institute of the Canaries in Teide volcano of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Daniel Lopez/ EPA) #
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Santa Monica Pier, CA (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Mdina, Malta (Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters) #
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Tower Bridge,London (Paul Hackett/Reuters) #
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Ipanema beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Minsk, Belarus (Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters) #
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Madrid, Spain (Andres Kudacki/AP) #
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Skopje, Macedonia (Boris Grdanoski/AP) #
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Sydney Opera House, Australia (David Gray/Reuters) #
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Hong Kong (Vincent Yu/AP) #
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Dolomite Mountains, Levico Terme, Italy (Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Kansas City, Mo (John Sleeze/The Kansas City Star/AP) #

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