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| Human World | Space on Jun 23, 2013

See a supermoon! Awesome photos of the June 2013 supermoon

Thank you for your photos! They’re awesome!

This weekend, people all over the world looked up at the big, glamorous June 22-23 supermoon shining in the night sky. Thank you to our EarthSky friends who shared their images with us .. so many great and fantastic shots. Here are some. Enjoy!

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That's how our SuperMoon looked like. In the Sultanate of Oman .. Soft n Delicate against the rugged n craggy mountains of this desert region. Photo credit: Priya Kumar

“That’s how our SuperMoon looked like. In the Sultanate of Oman .. Soft n Delicate against the rugged n craggy mountains of this desert region.” Photo credit: Priya Kumar

“Super moon over Chester, SC last night.” Photo credit: Ann Thomas Grant

“2013 SuperMoon and the Basilica of Superga (Turin, Italy)” Photo credit: Stefano de Rosa

As close and big as it will get for the east coast of the US - 545am moon sets in coastal North Carolina. Photo credit: Greg Diesel.

Photo credit: Greg Diesel. He writes, “As close and big as it will get for the east coast of the US – 545am moon sets in coastal North Carolina.”

“Last night SUPERMOON JUNE 23 2013 rising behind the old abandoned pizza house at Oton Iloilo City Philippines.” Photo credit: Zhean Peter Nacionales

Supermoon taken at Zaton Mali, Croatia 23:00 Saturday 22nd June Photo credit: Kathy Andrew

“Supermoon taken at Zaton Mali, Croatia
23:00 Saturday 22nd June”
Photo credit: Kathy Andrew

Good-bye Super Moon. Last night's Full Moon sets in the West early this morning just before the Sunrise. Schoharie County, New York Photo credit: Pat Quinn

“Good-bye Super Moon. Last night’s Full Moon sets in the West early this morning just before the Sunrise.
Schoharie County, New York”
Photo credit: Pat Quinn

The supermoon last night - it made the coolest design with the leaves of the Jerusalem thorn tree.  Photo credit: Kathy Carson Newman

“The supermoon last night – it made the coolest design with the leaves of the Jerusalem thorn tree.” Photo credit: Kathy Carson Newman

Super Moon (Waxing gibbous 96.7%) over Punta Manara, Sestri Levante Italy.  Photo credit: Maranathi.it Photograpy

“Super Moon (Waxing gibbous 96.7%) over Punta Manara, Sestri Levante Italy.”
Photo credit: Maranathi.it Photograpy

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Mother and sons watch the 2013 Supermoon rise through the cloud cover at Tempe Town Lake. Photo credit: Kathleen Kingma

Photo credit: Rui Lopes

“Taken in Portugal, near my house in a village called Coja in Coimbra region.” Photo credit: Rui Lopes

Supermoon rising over Annapolis, MD. 6/22/13.  Photo credit: Kathi D Overton

“Supermoon rising over Annapolis, MD. 6/22/13.” Photo credit: Kathi D Overton

Super Moon Jun. 22 2013 P. Dos Recifes V.V ES Brazil Photo credit: Irenilda Mota

“Super Moon
Jun. 22 2013
P. Dos Recifes V.V ES Brazil”
Photo credit: Irenilda Mota

Tonights Super Moon rising over Highland Ca. 6/22/13 Photo credit: Lyle Evans

“Tonights Super Moon rising over Highland Ca. 6/22/13″
Photo credit: Lyle Evans

This picture wws taken from my home at Singapore this evening at 8.00 pm Singapore time. it was a spectacular scene. Photo credit: kannan A

“This picture wws taken from my home at Singapore this evening at 8.00 pm Singapore time. it was a spectacular scene.”
Photo credit: kannan A

The Perigee Full Moon rising over Oakhurst, CA last night. Photo credit:  Steve Montalto

“The Perigee Full Moon rising over Oakhurst, CA last night.” Photo credit: Steve Montalto

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“An Arizona classic! Supermoon and saguaro silhouettes.” Photo Credit Evelyn D. Harrison

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Supermoon coming up over Lake Michigan. Credit: Robert Shannon