Supermoon of the century

The largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades puts on a celestial spectacle. [15 photos total]

Pixtale is updated with new interesting photo stories nearly every day, checkout the our Archives.

Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, or subscribe to updates with RSS

Use key shortcuts: Use J/K keys or / to navigate

1
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) #
2
The supermoon is seen over the historical Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey. (REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan) #
3
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) #
4
An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in London, Britain. (REUTERS/Toby Melville) #
5
The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain. (REUTERS/Rebecca Naden) #
6
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) #
7
A man walks by as the supermoon is seen over the National Mall in Washington. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria) #
8
People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. (REUTERS/Neil Hall) #
9
The supermoon rises over the Missouri River, pictured from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. (REUTERS/Stephanie Keith) #
10
A pod on the London Eye is seen against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain. (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls) #
11
The moon appears in the sky a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in Vienna, Austria. (REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger) #
12
The supermoon sets behind the Chrysler Building in New York. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson) #
13
The supermoon rises over the United States Capitol dome in Washington. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron) #
14
The supermoon is seen behind a building under construction in Hong Kong. (REUTERS/Bobby Yip) #
15
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) #

Most Popular Stories on Pixtale