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. Luke Lewis BuzzFeed Staff 1. Glastonbury. View this image › Getty Images 2. Harthill, Scotland View this image › Danny Lawson/PA Wire 3. View this image › Danny Lawson/PA Wire 4. Edinburgh View this image › Danny Lawson/PA Wire 5. Tower Bridge, London View this image › Paul Hackett / Reuters 6. View this image › Paul Hackett / Reuters 7. Rising behind The Shard. Yui Mok/PA Wire Yui Mok/PA Wire 8. Westminster, London REX USA/Gill Allen / Rex REX USA/Gill Allen / Rex 9. Hackney, London View this image › Danny Lawson/PA Wire 10. View this image › Danny Lawson/PA Wire 11. South London View this image › Danny Lawson/PA Wire 12. View this image › Yui Mok/PA Wire 13. North London Amazing #Supermoon shot just taken from our front porch in Edgware, North London by @Charliefotoman — ClareNewsome (@Clare Newsome) 14. Essex This is the #supermoon over Essex @DailyMirror — HannahPhipps (@Hannah Phipps) 15. Derby Tonight it's a #supermoon and for once it's a clear sky over #derby for viewing it — ChrisHall5 (@Chris Hall) Meanwhile, here’s what it looks like from space, as tweeted by Russian astronaut Oleg Artemyev, who is currently onboard the International Space Station. View this image › Twitter: @OlegMKS View this image › Twitter: @OlegMKS Twitter: @OlegMKS Twitter: @OlegMKS Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com! More ▾ Facebook Conversations Can your pet compete? Find out now. Get BuzzFeed's Cute or Not app! Get the App!