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This Was What The Supermoon Looked Like Around The World

Closest moon in nearly 70 years = pictures of a lifetime.

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Monday night's supermoon marks its closest distance to earth since 1948, appearing approximently 14% bigger and 30% brighter, according to NASA. The next time the moon will appear this bright will be in 2034.

Here are some of the most remarkable pictures taken of this spectacular sight:

5. Dael, Syria

Alaa Faqir / Reuters

A Free Syrian army fighter sits on a pick-up truck mounted with a weapon, as the supermoon partly covered by clouds is seen in the background, in the west of the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria.

9. Silverthorne, Colorado

Jack Dempsey / AP

Evergreen trees are silhouetted on the mountain top as a supermoon rises over over the Dark Sky Community of Summit Sky Ranch in Silverthorne, Colorado.

14. Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters

The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station, at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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