In pictures: Stunning Sturgeon Moon lights up skieson August 12, 2022 at 11:23 am

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Photographers around the globe capture the final supermoon of the year.

People around the world have been enjoying the fourth and final supermoon of 2022.

Known as the Sturgeon Moon, it was at its closest point to Earth at 02:36 BST on Friday.

Photographers captured the lunar event alongside stunning landscapes and famous landmarks.

The supermoon rises near the Shard skyscraper and St Paul's Cathedral in London


A plane is seen with the full moon behind

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The moon glows over the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool

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The full Sturgeon supermoon rises behind the Dovercourt Lower Lighthouse in Essex

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The August full moon rises behind the ferris wheel at Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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The moon rises above the statue of the Ancient Greek god Poseidon in Ancient Corinth near Athens, Greece

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The moon rises over Cape Sounio and the Temple of Poseidon, east of Athens

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The supermoon behind the Hagia Sophia Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

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The moon shines behind Edinburgh Castle during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo fireworks display

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The supermoon rises over Lower Manhattan, New York City

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Full moon rises in the sky next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

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The moon rises in the sky behind world's tallest building of Burj Khalifa in Dubai

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The moon shines over Hay El Hidhab, Benarous, Tunisia

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