Supermoon Photos: Amazing Full Moon Views for July 2014

Supermoon Over Marblehead: By John Gravell

John Gravell/JayGrave Photography

Photographer John Gravell captures the full moon of July 12, 2014 - which ranked as a "supermoon" - as it rises above Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Supermoon of July 12, 2014: By John Gravell

John Gravell/JayGrave Photography

The "supermoon" full moon of July 12, 2014 shines over Marblehead, Massachusetts in this amazing photo by photographer John Gravell.

Supermoon Sets Behind Antares Rocket

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The full perigee moon, a so-called "supermoon," sets in the fog behind the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard ,on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Pad 0A in Virginia. The rocket was set to launch the Cygnus to the International Space Station on July 13.

Supermoon July 2014 Over Tehachapi, CA

Cody Cambridge

Astrophotographer Cody Cambridge sent in a photo of the supermoon taken in Tehachapi, California, on

Supermoon Over Columbus, Ohio

Brett Hoffman

Astrophotographer Brett Hoffman sent in a photo of the supermoon over Columbus, Ohio.

Supermoon Over Los Angeles: Kelley Rich

Kelley Rich

Skywatcher Kelley Rich captured this view of the supermoon full moon shining bright over Los Angeles, California, on July 12, 2014. Rich used a Sony Alpha77 camera, 250 mm lens and tripod to capture the image.

Supermoon Over Brazil: July 13, 2014

Carlos Guilherme Allgayer

The supermoon full moon of July rises over Porto Alegre, Brazil. This photo was taken by Carlos Guilherme Allgayer in the early morning of July 13, just after the moon was at its peak.

Supermoon of July 12, 2014: By Kelly Rich

Kelley Rich

The "supermoon" full moon of July 12, 2014 rises over Los Angeles, California in this view by photographer Kelley Rich.

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