The night of November 14th was reserved for a spectacular sight in our sky - the Supermoon. NASA published amazing images that show how beautiful the Supermoon was.
A Supermoon occurs when the Moon's orbit is closest (perigee) to Earth.
Moonrise over the Syr Darya river, Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
The moon is seen as it rises over Washington, DC.
The Moon is seen as it rises over the Capitol, in Washington.
The Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol Dome is seen in silouette infront of the Supermoon.
The Supermoon, is seen as it sets behind the U.S. Capitol.
The Supermoon is seen as it sets over the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
The Supermoon is seen as it sets by the Lincoln Memorial.
The Supermoon is seen from Washington as it sets behind buildings in Arlington.
The Supermoon is seen rising behind the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos, and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan the morning of November 18 (Kazakh time.) All three will spend approximately six months on the orbital complex.