'Super Pink Moon' shines across the world

Posted : 2021-04-28 12:10 Updated : 2021-04-28 12:31
A Pink Supermoon sets behind the Statue of Liberty in New York City on Monday, April 26, 2021. This week's supermoon is dubbed the "pink" moon because of its timing close to flower blooming season. UPI

An aeroplane is pictured against an almost full moon, in Iraq's southern city of Basra, on April 25, 2021. AFP

A full moon shines over the Moscow International Business Center. TASS

A star atop the Vodovzvodnaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin is seen against a full moon.TASS

The moon sets over the small village of Obernhain near Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, April 26, 2021. AP

The almost full moon is seen next to the Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo on April 26, 2021. AFP

A full moon rises over capital Nicosia in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, April 26, 2021. This April full moon is called Pink Supermoon. AP

The Super Pink Moon is seen rising behind the Nubble Lighthouse on Cape Neddick, in York, Maine, USA, 26 April 2021. The super full moon is named this way because it is at its closest to earth and thus appears bigger than a normal full moon. Cape Neddick Light Station was dedicated by the US Lighthouse Service and put into use in 1879 and is still in use today. EPA

A gull flies over the Bosphorus as the super full moon rises, in Istanbul, Turkey, 26 April 2021. The super full moon is named this way because it is at its closest to earth and thus appears bigger than a normal full moon. EPA

The full moon rises behind the television tower in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, April 26, 2021. AP

The full moon, also known as the Supermoon, rises above the Camlica Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, April 26, 2021. REUTERS

A Pink Supermoon rises behind the Statue of Liberty from Liberty State Park in Hoboken, NJ on Monday, April 26, 2021. This week's supermoon is dubbed the "pink" moon because of its timing close to flower blooming season. UPI

The full moon, known as the "Super Pink Moon" rises behind the Eiffel Tower during a nationwide curfew due to tighter measures against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris, France, April 27, 2021. REUTERS

The full moon, also known as the Supermoon, rises above the Emirates Air Line cable car in London, Britain, April 26, 2021. REUTERS

The Super Pink Moon rises behind the stork in a nest in the village of Rzanicino near Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia, 26 April 2021. The super full moon is named this way because it is at its closest to earth and thus appears bigger than a normal full moon. EPA

A full 'Super Pink Moon' rises above Havana on April 26, 2021. AFP

The full moon, also known as the Supermoon, is seen through a five-storied pagoda at Sensoji temple, in Tokyo, Japan April 27, 2021. REUTERS

The Super Pink Moon rises behind the sails of the Sydney opera House, Australia, 27 April 2021 The super full moon is named this way because it is at its closest to earth and thus appears bigger than a normal full moon. EPA

The full moon, known as the "Super Pink Moon" rises behind the Eiffel Tower during a nationwide curfew due to tighter measures against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris, France, April 27, 2021. REUTERS

A couple watch the moon rise from from a park, Monday, April 26, 2021, in New Albany, Ind. This moon is a supermoon, meaning it appears larger than an average full moon because it is nearer the closest point of its orbit to Earth. AP