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

Published: 28th September, 2015 at 00:00
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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.

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© Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The supermoon rises behind Glastonbury Tor in Somerset

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© Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

An astronomer stargazes ahead of the eclipse in Brighton

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© Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via Getty Images

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

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© 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

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

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(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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(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.


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