January 18, 2021

Supermoon photographs from around the world

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From Boston.com

There’s something about moons and photographers. So when supermoons appear, it tends to bring out the best of them from all over the world, scoping out the best location to make a dramatic photograph. A supermoon occurs when the moon, which orbits Earth in a slightly elliptical trajectory, is at the absolute closest it can get while also being full. Yesterday’s supermoon did not disappoint. –Thea Breite

1. Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, . (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

2. , MA (Bill Greene/The Boston Globe)

3. Angel of Peace sculpture, London (Alastair Grant/AP)

4. Astro-Physical Institute of the Canaries in Teide volcano of Tenerife, , Spain (Daniel Lopez/ EPA) #

5. , CA (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

6. Mdina, Malta (Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters)

For more on this story and to see all 15 photos go to: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2014/08/supermoon_photographs_from_around_the_world.html

 

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