Missed The Sturgeon Supermoon? Take A Virtual Trip Around The World To Spot The Phenomenon
The Super Phenomenon
People around the world were lucky to spot the Sturgeon supermoon on August 1. It is the first of two supermoons that will grace the skies in August.
For those who didn't get a chance to catch a glimpse of this beauty, we've got you covered.
'Don't Mess With Texas'
The orange supermoon lit up the Texas sky as clouds passed over it.
Where: The supermoon appears behind the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas
Marhaba From Iraq
The brighter and bigger sturgeon supermoon was also visible from Iraq.
Where: Over the Al-Ahrar Bridge, in central Baghdad, Iraq
Supermoons occur when a full moon coincides with its closest approach to Earth, making it appear larger and brighter in the sky.
Where: The buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany
Silhouettes Of Manhattan
The Manhattan skyline was beautified with the yello-orange supermoon.
Where: The skyline of lower Manhattan as seen from West Orange, N.J.
Living The High Life!
The supermoon made its way to the city of dreams too. The full moon gets the supermoon label because it appears slightly brighter and bigger than normal because it is closer than usual, just 357,530 kilometers (222,159 miles) away.
The supermoon was also visible from Malta's capital Valletta - which is a city situated in the hilly area surrounded by the Mediterranean sea.
Where: Behind the steeple of St Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral and the dome of the Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Valletta, Malta
The Turkey skyline offered a great view of the supermoon. If you missed it, don't worry. This month will be a double treat as we will get to catch the second supermoon in the end of August.
Where: The Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey
When In Rome
The August-end supermoon will be called blue moon and will be much more closer to earth, around 222,043 miles (357,344 kilometres) away.
Where: At the backdrop of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, in Rome.
The View Of Jerusalem
The Jerusalem skyline looked divine as supermoon graced the skies alongside the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea.
Where: The Mount of the Olives in Jerusalem, Israel
The Venezuelan Beauty
The supermoon looked captivating on the Venezuelan sky in South America.
Where: The Petare neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela
The World Of Washington
The cloudless sky in Washington gave a clear glimpse of the orange supermoon, which looked like a rip fruit.
Where: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial on the Tidal Basin in Washington
The lighthouse alongside the Massachusetts Bay was the perfect setting for the supermoon covered with clouds.