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EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Aug 11, 2014

Best photos: It was a super supermoon!

The August 10, 2014 supermoon was the closest, brightest supermoon of 2014. Enjoy these photos from friends in the EarthSky community.

August 10 supermoon over Ireland by Damian O'Sullivan.

August 10 supermoon over Ireland by Damian O’Sullivan.

Photo credit: Stephen Curtin

Photo credit: Stephen Curtin

SuperMoon from Sandy Beach,Honolulu Hawaii by Myron Berney

Supermoon on August 10 from Sandy Beach, Honolulu Hawaii by Myron Berney

Super cool super-moonrise composite from Fiona M. Donnelly in Ontario.

Super cool super-moonrise composite from Fiona M. Donnelly in Ontario.

August 10 supermoon by Kimberly O'Donoghue.

August 10 supermoon by Kimberly O’Donoghue.

August 10 supermoon above Dalkey Island in Ireland, by Margaret Gray.

August 10 supermoon above Dalkey Island in Ireland, by Margaret Gray.

August 10 supermoon over Loutraki, Greece by Mellissa Briley.

August 10 supermoon over Loutraki, Greece by Mellissa Briley.

August 10 supermoon over Apuane Alps, seen from Mount St Nicolao, Italy, by Maranatha.it Photography.

August 10 supermoon over Apuane Alps, seen from Mount St Nicolao, Italy, by Maranatha.it Photography.

August 10 supermoon at sunset, over Prague, by Raymond Johnston.

August 10 supermoon at sunset, over Prague, by Raymond Johnston.

Mikael Linder in Brownsville, Texas caught this shot on August 10 from Brownsville, Texas, using a 5-inch reflecting telescope.  He wrote,

Mikael Linder in Brownsville, Texas caught this shot on August 10 from Brownsville, Texas, using a 5-inch reflecting telescope. He wrote, “I like to show everyone that a simple cellphone camera can take quite decent shots!”

“Fly me to the Moon … Supermoon, Boston, 08/10/2014.” © Manish Mamtani Photography

August 10 supermoon over Sea Bright and Barley Point, Rumson, New Jersey by Steve Scanlon Photography.

August 10 supermoon over Sea Bright and Barley Point, Rumson, New Jersey by Steve Scanlon Photography.

August 10 supermoon over Madrid, Spain by Annie Lewis.

August 10 supermoon over Madrid, Spain by Annie Lewis.

Supermoon over Billings, Montana by Clayton Andrews.

August 10 supermoon over Billings, Montana by Clayton Andrews.

August 10 supermoon over Lake Ontario by Steve Thamer.

August 10 supermoon over Lake Ontario by Steve Thamer.

Supermoon from North Carolina by Ken Christison

Supermoon from North Carolina by Ken Christison

August 10 supermoon from Hong Kong by Matthew Chin.

August 10 supermoon from Hong Kong by Matthew Chin.

August 10 supermoon from Genoa, Italy by Marantha.it Photography.

August 10 supermoon from Genoa, Italy by Marantha.it Photography.

Supermoon and shipwreck August 10, 2014 by Damian McCudden.

Supermoon and shipwreck August 10, 2014 by Damian McCudden.

August 10 supermoon from Puerto Rico by Fernando Roquel Torres.

August 10 supermoon from Puerto Rico by Fernando Roquel Torres.

August 10 supermoon over Odessa, Washington by Susan Gies Jensen.

August 10 supermoon over Odessa, Washington by Susan Gies Jensen.

August 10 supermoon in HDR over Sacramento, California by Kevin Malone.

August 10 supermoon in HDR over Sacramento, California by Kevin Malone.

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