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Stunning Views as 'Supermoon' Orbits Closest to Earth Since 1948
The "supermoon" experienced today is extra special as it is the closest full moon to Earth since 1948 and there won't be another until 2034.
The moon rises over the Arch in St. Louis, as seen from the Compton Hill Water Tower, Nov. 13.
The supermoon sets behind the CN tower in Toronto.
The 'supermoon' rises behind the Propylaea above the Ancient Acropolis hill in Athens.
The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain Nov. 13.
A man stands on a balcony of a building of Madrid as the moon rises in background, on Nov. 13.
A Free Syrian army fighter sits on a pick-up truck mounted with a weapon, as the partly covered "supermoon" is seen in the background, in the west of the rebel-held town of Dael, in Deraa Governorate, Syria.
The "supermoon" is seen behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft set on the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
A "supermoon" rises over the Rome's skyline.
The moon rises beyond flags atop Fraser Hall on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kan., on Nov. 13, 2016.
Skygazers headed to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches to witness the closest "supermoon" since 1948, at a distance of 221,524 miles creating what NASA described as "an extra-supermoon."
The moon rises behind a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on Nov. 13.
The "supermoon" shines in the sky above the town of Nagykanizsa, 208 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary.