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The bright orb of this weekend’s supermoon — the closest full moon to Earth since 1948 — crossed the night sky on Monday, treating observers to spectacular views.
The next supermoon will be in 2034. (Read more on NASA’s website.)
A cross atop a church in Tbilisi, Georgia is silhouetted against the supermoon. Photo by David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters
The glowing moon is seen above the presidential palace in Tbilisi, Georgia. Photo by David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters
The supermoon is seen in the nighttime sky in Istanbul, Turkey on Nov. 14. Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters
The supermoon sets behind the Chrysler Building in New York. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters
The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station, at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Photo by Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters
People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the supermoon spectacle in London, on Nov. 13. Photo by Neil Hall/Reuters
The supermoon, the closest the full moon has come to Earth since 1948, rises over La Raza monument in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on Nov. 13. Photo by Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters
A family watches the moon rise a day before the “supermoon” viewing on Beacon Hill near Loughborough, Britain. Photo by Darren Staples/Reuters
Larisa Epatko produced multimedia web features and broadcast reports with a focus on foreign affairs for the PBS NewsHour. She has reported in places such as Jordan, Pakistan, Iraq, Haiti, Sudan, Western Sahara, Guantanamo Bay, China, Vietnam, South Korea, Turkey, Germany and Ireland.
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