“Super Moon” Around The World

The full moon descends behind the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 10, 2014. In this time of the year the orb is at the closest point to the earth. Experts name this phenomenon the supermoon or perigee. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)
Super Moon
The full moon descends behind the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 10, 2014. In this time of the year the orb is at the closest point to the earth. Experts name this phenomenon the supermoon or perigee. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
The full moon descends behind the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 10, 2014. In this time of the year the orb is at the closest point to the earth. Experts name this phenomenon the supermoon or perigee. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)
The full moon nicknamed "the supermoon",  rises over the Dolomiti mountains  in Levico Terme near Trento in north of Italy  on August 10, 2014. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. (Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)
ITALY-NATURE-MOON
The full moon nicknamed "the supermoon", rises over the Dolomiti mountains in Levico Terme near Trento in north of Italy on August 10, 2014. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth.. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)
The full moon nicknamed "the supermoon", rises over the Dolomiti mountains in Levico Terme near Trento in north of Italy on August 10, 2014. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. (Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10:  A supermoon rises in the sky above an oil platform on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Biggest Supermoon Of 2014 Lights Up The Sky
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises in the sky above an oil platform on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises in the sky above an oil platform on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10:  Birds fly past as a supermoon rises in the sky on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Biggest Supermoon Of 2014 Lights Up The Sky
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: Birds fly past as a supermoon rises in the sky on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: Birds fly past as a supermoon rises in the sky on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - AUGUST 10:  The supermoon glows behind a person doing yoga on the beach on August 10, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.  In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Biggest Supermoon Of 2014 Lights Up The Sky
MIAMI BEACH, FL - AUGUST 10: The supermoon glows behind a person doing yoga on the beach on August 10, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - AUGUST 10: The supermoon glows behind a person doing yoga on the beach on August 10, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen behind clouds over the United States Capitol on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
?????????
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen behind clouds over the United States Capitol on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)SUPERMOON
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen behind clouds over the United States Capitol on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
Biggest Supermoon Of 2014 Lights Up The Sky
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
The perigee moon or "supermoon" is seen above a US flag on the US Marine Corp War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA.  AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Super Moon Washington
The perigee moon or "supermoon" is seen above a US flag on the US Marine Corp War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
The perigee moon or "supermoon" is seen above a US flag on the US Marine Corp War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Birds sit on the Santa Monica Pier roller coaster track as the full or perigee moon, also known as a "supermoon", sets over the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California, August 11, 2014.  The "supermoon" was the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA.   (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
Super Moon Santa Monica
Birds sit on the Santa Monica Pier roller coaster track as the full or perigee moon, also known as a "supermoon", sets over the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California, August 11, 2014. The "supermoon" was the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Birds sit on the Santa Monica Pier roller coaster track as the full or perigee moon, also known as a "supermoon", sets over the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California, August 11, 2014. The "supermoon" was the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises behind the light on top of the Luxor Hotel and Casino on August 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Super Moon Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises behind the light on top of the Luxor Hotel and Casino on August 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises behind the light on top of the Luxor Hotel and Casino on August 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Super Moon Arlington VA
The perigee moon or "supermoon" is seen on August 10, 2014 from Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
Biggest Supermoon Of 2014 Lights Up The Sky
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
View Comments

Latest Galleries

Funeral For Veterans Whose Bodies Were Unclaimed
Miss Connecticut At Miss USA Pageant
Photos: Food Truck Festival at Riverfront
Yard Goats Unveil New Logo
Travelers Champsionship Final Round
Travelers Championship Day 1
Tour The Big Brother House
Little Kids Rock Event In Hartford
blog comments powered by Disqus