Pictures Of The Supermoon, As The Whole World Saw It

Well before night fell stateside, the “supermoon” was already a star. Cameras from Tokyo to Athens gazed into its light, just a little bit brighter than usual.

It was enough to inspire some beautiful photos, so we thought we’d share what we’ve found.

For those who prefer science to art, NASA has a pleasant video to explain the phenomenon, called a “perigee full moon.” Well, we still think it’s super.

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