Supermoon Photos: Biggest Full Moon of 2013 in Pictures

Rise of the Supermoon 2013: Joson Images

Experienced space photographers Edwin Aguirre and Imelda Joson created this composite view of the biggest full moon of 2013, a so-called 'supermoon,' from a series of images taken as the full moon rose over downtown Boston on June 23, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Super Kids See Supermoon

Tyler S. Leavitt

Astrophotographer Tyler S. Leavitt sent in a photo of kids dressed as superheroes watching the supermoon of June 23, 2013, outside Las Vegas, Nevada. [Read the Full Story]

Supermoon Towers Over Washington Monument

NASA/Bill Ingalls

A supermoon climbed its way to the top of the Washington Monument, Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Washington. This year the supermoon is up to 13.5 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than a typical full moon is. This is a result of the moon reaching its perigee — the closest that it gets to the Earth during the course of its orbit. During perigee on June 23 the Moon was about 221,824 miles away, as compared to the 252,581 miles away that it is at its furthest distance from the Earth (apogee). [Read the Full Story]

Supermoon and Light Painting in Macedonia

Stojan Stojanovski/Kire Bilbiloski

Astrophotographer Stojan Stojanovski had a bit of fun with this supermoon photo, taken June 23, 2013, in Ohrid, Macedonia. [Read the Full Story]

What Makes a 'Supermoon' Full Moon Super

Karl Tate/SPACE.com

Learn what makes a big full moon a true 'supermoon' in this SPACE.com infographic. [Read the Full Story]

Supermoon Rises Over Horizon in Macedonia

Stojan Stojanovski 2S, Kire Bilbiloski

This image shows the supermoon, the biggest full moon of 2013, rising over the horizon in Ohrid, Macedonia, as seen by Stojan Stojanovski on June 23, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Supermoon 2013 Rises Over Boston: Joson Images

Veteran night sky photographers Edwin Aquirre and Imelda Joson took this amazing photo of the supermoon full moon rising through haze over downtown Boston on June 23, 2013. A passenger is visible beneath the moon. [Read the Full Story]

June 2013 Supermoon Over Macedonia

Stojan Stojanovski/Kire Bilbiloski

Astrophotographer Stojan Stojanovski sent in a photo of the supermoon taken June 23, 2013, in Ohrid, Macedonia. [Read the Full Story]

Supermoon Rises Over Macedonia

Stojan Stojanovski 2S, Kire Bilbiloski

This image shows the supermoon, the biggest full moon of 2013, rising over the horizon in Ohrid, Macedonia, as seen by Stojan Stojanovski on June 23, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

Three Views of a June 2013 Supermoon

Giuseppe Petricca

Astrophotographer Giuseppe Petricca sent in a composite image of three views of the supermoon taken on June 23/24, 2013, in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. [Read the Full Story]

Supermoon Rises With International Space Station

Stojan Stojanovski 2S, Kire Bilbiloski

This image shows the supermoon, the biggest full moon of 2013, rising with the International Space Station overhead—the streak in the sky—over Ohrid, Macedonia. Stojan Stojanovski took this image on June 23, 2013. [Read the Full Story]

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