Updated: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:15:00 GMT
Supermoon lights up the night sky

Perigee moon looks larger and brighter around the world



Supermoon lights up the night sky (© Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
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The largest and brightest supermoon of 2014 has lit up skies around the world.
The large moon coincided with the Perseid meteor shower, making it more difficult to see that event.
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