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Sep 28, 2015

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse around the world in pictures

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse around the world in pictures

A supermoon lunar eclipse is when a total lunar eclipse coincides with a so-called supermoon. This a full moon that's at the closest point of its orbit to Earth, making it appear bigger and brighter than usual. You missed the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse from last night? Here are some pictures and your next chance to catch this phenomenon will be in 2033.

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A "supermoon'' rises above Brighton in southern England TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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A cross atop of a local monastery stands in front of the moon in the settlement of Poschupovo in Ryazan region MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Children look at the moon as they gather in the settlement of Poschupovo in Ryazan region MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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The moon is seen above a cross channel ferry leaving the port of Dover EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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A full moon, the last of this year's supermoons, rises near a statue of Pope Leon IX in Eguisheim JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

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A boy walks near a local monastery, with the moon seen in the sky, in the settlement of Poschupovo MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A boy walks near a local monastery, with the moon seen in the sky, in the settlement of Poschupovo MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A super moon rises in the sky near the Eiffel tower as seen from Suresnes, Western Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A full moon, the last of this year's supermoons, is seen behind an electricity pylon in Le Pallet, France STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS

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A supermoon, the last of this year's supermoons, rises near the minaret of a mosque in Wadi El-Rayan Lake at the desert of Al Fayoum Governorate, southwest of Cairo, Egypt AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

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A man is seen silhouetted against a full moon, the last of this year's supermoons, as it rises at a field in Ronda JON NAZCA/REUTERS

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A supermoon, the last of this year's supermoons, is pictured in the sky in Ciudad Juarez STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS

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A blood red moon rises behind a hilltop residence in Solana Beach MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

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A blood moon rises behind a hilltop residence in Solana Beach MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

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A supermoon is pictured in the sky in Monterrey DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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The shadow of the Earth is seen on the moon at the start of a total lunar eclipse in the sky in Baghdad THAIER AL-SUDANI/REUTERS

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A supermoon raises above trees in Riverside, Connecticut ADREES LATIF/REUTERS

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Combo photo showing a supermoon becoming reddish as it rises in the sky in Valparaiso city RODRIGO GARRIDO/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen during a lunar eclipse behind pods of the London Eye wheel in London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen during a lunar eclipse behind pods of the London Eye wheel in London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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The bloodmoon is seen rising from the east over the Coachella Valley viewed from Palm Springs SAM MIRCOVICH/REUTERS

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The Moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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The lunar eclipse is seen between palm trees in Palm Springs SAM MIRCOVICH/REUTERS

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The Moon, appearing next to the Eiffel Tower in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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The Moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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The Moon, appearing next to the Eiffel Tower in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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The Moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen in the sky above Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles, California JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen rising beside the Empire State Building in Manhattan CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen rising beside the Empire State Building in Manhattan CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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The Moon, appearing next to the Eiffel Tower in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A view of La Paz city before a total lunar eclipse over La Paz DAVID MERCADO/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen in the sky in Bogota, Colombia JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS

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The moon is seen in partial eclipse next to a traffic light at downtown of Bogota JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen in the sky next to a statue of a baby in Prague DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS

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People look through telescopes at the supermoon, the last of this year's supermoons, in Ciudad Juarez STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises in the sky in Asuncion city, Paraguay JORGE ADORNO/REUTERS

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The Moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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The moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse in Bogota JOSE MIGUEL GOMEZ/REUTERS

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A couple see the supermoon as they take a long exposure photo at Mirador Valle Arriba in Caracas STRINGER/VENEZUELA/REUTERS

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Couples embrace at Mirador Valle Arriba as they watch the supermoon in Caracas STRINGER/VENEZUELA/REUTERS

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A man takes a photo of the supermoon at Mirador Valle Arriba in Caracas STRINGER/VENEZUELA/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises in the sky next to the Swiss Parliament building in Bern RUBEN SPRICH/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen in the sky above Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles, California JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS

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The supermoon raises behind seagulls on the beach in Evanston, Illinois JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen in the sky above a cross in Prague DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS

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A supermoon raises above the Baha'i Temple in Wilmette JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises above the Baha'i Temple in Wilmette JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises in the sky in Amman MUHAMMAD HAMED/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises in the sky in Asuncion city JORGE ADORNO/REUTERS

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The moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse in Warsaw KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises above trees in Tierra Blanco de Cartago JUAN CARLOS ULATE/REUTERS

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The moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over a staute at the roof of the town hall in Hamburg FABIAN BIMMER/REUTERS

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A combination of six pictures shows the rising supermoon in the sky in Frankfurt KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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A supermoon, the last of this year's supermoons rises above trees in Tierra Blanco de Cartago JUAN CARLOS ULATE/REUTERS

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A supermoon, the last of this year's supermoons, is pictured in the sky in Tierra Blanco de Cartago JUAN CARLOS ULATE/REUTERS

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A supermoon rises in the sky in Asuncion city, Paraguay JORGE ADORNO/REUTERS

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The blood moon already in eclipse is seen rising from the east as windmills turn at the San Gregornio Pass Wind Farm near Whitewater, California SAM MIRCOVICH/REUTERS

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A supermoon hangs in the sky in Frankfurt, Germany KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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The supermoon is seen next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) where a room-cleaner starts his work in Frankfurt KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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The moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse in Warsaw KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

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The partially covered Supermoon is seen behind a look-out point on the peak of mount Uetliberg in Zurich ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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A woman star-gazes as the supermoon, appearing in a dim red colour, is pictured covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse above the city skyline in Warsaw KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

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The Moon, appears next to a statue on the Alexander III bridge in Paris PHILIPPE WOJAZER/REUTERS

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The supermoon is seen next to the air-traffic warning light illuminated headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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The moon, appearing in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse over the peak of mount Rigi ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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A supermoon is pictured in the sky in Tijuana STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS

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People look at the screen displaying the moon, appearing in a dim red colour, which is covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse in Warsaw KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

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A view of the supermoon before the lunar eclipse in Cairo MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS

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A supermoon is seen in the sky in Colmar JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

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