5 photos we love of this November’s Supermoon

A supermoon
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We’re sure that photographers everywhere found the rare supermoon in our night sky this week a perfect photo opp, but were they successful? Capturing the moon is quite a challenge. NASA scientists deemed this particular supermoon the brightest since 1948, the largest in 68 years, and is the result of rare timing where the moon was both full and closest to Earth in its orbit. Here are some of our favourite photos snapped by photographers around the globe just hoping to capture a glimpse of this fascinating space phenomenon.

The supermoon rising over Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Photo by Ben Lawry who captured the supermoon rising over Albuquerque, New Mexico. Space.com.

Supermoon photo by BG Boyd

Photo by BG Boyd at its largest while rising over Tucson, Arizona. Space.com.

Chris Cook with the supermoon

Chris Cook took a self-portrait with the moon. Space.com.

The supermoon in Redondo Beach, Calif.

Photo courtesy of Space.com. Redondo Beach, California.

Linda Shafer's photo of the supermoon in Ramona, Calif.

Photo by Linda Shafer in Ramona, California. Space.com.

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