Shooting the supermoon

A look at the century’s largest full moon from around the globe

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Heaven for photographers

Full moons are catnip for photographers under ordinary circumstances, but slap a name like supermoon on one, note that it’s the largest of the century, and the cameras will be out in full force. Here’s a selection of images provided by Reuters.

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New York City

Supermoon peeks through the clouds over New York City in this photo taken from Bayonne, N.J.

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The setting supermoon as seen in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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The moon as seen near a statue of Jesus Christ in Havana.

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View from behind a statue on top of the Natural History Museum in Vienna.

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The supermoon rises behind a statue on Massena Square in Nice.

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As seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway, in Athens.

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Seen behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station.

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Czech Republic

Two men silhouetted against the supermoon in Prague.

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New York City

In the foreground is the Chrysler Building.

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Partly covered by clouds as it rises above the skyline of Frankfurt.

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Czech Republic

An imposing image of the supermoon rising over Prague.

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Barely visible participants in a “bridge climb” walk down the western span of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as the supermoon rises.

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As seen over the historical Galata Tower in Istanbul.