15 Majestic Photos Of The Supermoon Lighting Up Britain

Thanks to its closeness to Earth, the moon is up to 30% brighter than usual, making for some striking images.

1. Glastonbury.

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2. Harthill, Scotland

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Danny Lawson/PA Wire

4. Edinburgh

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5. Tower Bridge, London

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Paul Hackett / Reuters

7. Rising behind The Shard.

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Yui Mok/PA Wire


8. Westminster, London

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REX USA/Gill Allen / Rex


9. Hackney, London

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Danny Lawson/PA Wire

11. South London

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13. North London

Amazing #Supermoon shot just taken from our front porch in Edgware, North London by @Charliefotoman

— Clare Newsome (@ClareNewsome)

14. Essex

This is the #supermoon over Essex @DailyMirror

— Hannah Phipps (@HannahPhipps)

15. Derby

Tonight it's a #supermoon and for once it's a clear sky over #derby for viewing it

— Chris Hall (@ChrisHall5)

Meanwhile, here’s what it looks like from space, as tweeted by Russian astronaut Oleg Artemyev, who is currently onboard the International Space Station.

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Luke Lewis is the Executive Editor of BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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