© Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

10 of the best pictures of the supermoon lunar eclipse from around the world

In the early hours of Monday 27 September 2015, the world looked up to the skies to witness a full lunar eclipse coinciding with a supermoon - a celestial event that won't happen again until 2033.

© Matt Cardy/Getty Images
© Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The supermoon rises behind Glastonbury Tor in Somerset

© Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
© Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

An astronomer stargazes ahead of the eclipse in Brighton

© Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via Getty Images
© Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via Getty Images

A perigee full moon is seen behind the Washington Monument in Washington, DC.

© Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images
© Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images

An man is illuminated by the light from his phone while taking a selfie on the top of the Wazir Akbar Khan hill in Kabul

GettyImages-490351246_master
(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

BRAZIL: The supermoon rises above people off Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro.

(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

The supermoon is seen from the Mediterranean coastal city of Netanya, Israel.

(Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
(Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

FRANCE: The perigee full moon, or supermoon is seen next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

USA: An eclipsed supermoon in Los Angeles, California.

(XAVIER LEOTY/AFP/Getty Images)
(XAVIER LEOTY/AFP/Getty Images)

A composite image of the supermoon as it passes through the many stages of eclipse.

(KAY NIETFELD/AFP/Getty Images)
(KAY NIETFELD/AFP/Getty Images)

GERMANY: The supermoon shines behind Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.


Follow Science Focus on TwitterFacebook, Instagram and Flipboard

Advertisement