Super moon lights up the sky

Posted : 2023-09-01 09:03 Updated : 2023-09-04 07:37
A full moon known as the "Blue Moon" rises behind the Temple of Poseidon, in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece, Aug. 30. Reuters-Yonhap

Brandon Williamson #55 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the San Francisco Giants while an almost full moon rises behind him in the fourth inning at Oracle Park on Aug. 29, in San Francisco, California. AFP-Yonhap

Vehicles travel over the Coronado bridge as the moon rises in the distance in Coronado, California, U.S., Aug. 29. Reuters-Yonhap

A supermoon rises through clouds over the skyline of lower Manhattan, Aug. 1, as seen from West Orange, N.J. Stargazers are in for a double treat on Wednesday night, Aug. 30: a rare blue supermoon with Saturn peeking from behind. The cosmic curtain rises Wednesday night with the second full moon of August, the reason it's considered blue. It's dubbed a supermoon because it's closer to Earth than usual, appearing especially big and bright. AP-Yonhap

A supermoon rises beyond a beer sign at Kauffmann Stadium during a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets, Aug. 1, in Kansas City, Mo. AP-Yonhap

A woman poses for a picture on the roof of Lisbon's Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology as a nearly full moon rises in the background, Tuesday, Aug. 29. AP-Yonhap

A rare super blue moon, the biggest and brightest full moon of this year, rises over Incheon Bridge and Incheon City, Thursday. The previous super blue moon rose on Jan. 31, 2018 and the next one is set to come on Jan. 31, 2037. Newsis

The August Super Blue Moon sets behind the CN tower in Toronto on Wednesday Aug. 30. The moon is at it's closest 2023 approach to earth and will be full just after moonrise tonight. AP-Yonhap

The moon known as blue moon rises behind the small village of Ujue, northern Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 30. AP-Yonhap

A monument to Russian poet Alexander Pushkin stands in Pushkin Square, with a full moon shining in the background. TASS-Yonhap

The "Blue Supermoon" rises behind a building rooftop in Nicosia on Aug. 30. AFP-Yonhap

The "Blue Supermoon" rises behind cellular broadcast antenna towers and a McDonald's restaurant "golden arches" sign in Nicosia on Aug. 30. AFP-Yonhap

A blue supermoon rises into the sky behind the neon sign at Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios on 66 on Wednesday, Aug. 30 in Tulsa, Okla. AP-Yonhap

People view the super blue moon as they travel in a Cloud Cable Car, in Greenwich, London, Wednesday, Aug. 30, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position to Earth. AP-Yonhap

A British Airways Airbus A320 from Barcelona and preparing to land at Heathrow, flies past the full moon rising in the skye of London, on Aug. 30. AFP-Yonhap

A rare Blue Supermoon rises over Lake Michigan as spectators watch from Chicago's 31st Street beach Wednesday, Aug. 30. AP-Yonhap

A peacock sits on a chimney as a nearly full moon rises behind it, in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Aug. 30. AP-Yonhap

A woman takes a picture as a super moon, known as the Blue Moon, rises above Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Aug. 30. Reuters-Yonhap

People watch from the upper deck of a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Pittsburgh Pirates as the moon rises in the distance Wednesday, Aug. 30, in Kansas City, Mo. AP-Yonhap

A picture taken from the Israeli city of Rosh Haain shows the 'Blue Moon' rising over the West Bank, on Aug. 30. AFP-Yonhap

Jonay Ravelo and his horse Nivaria observe the super moon known as the Blue Moon, from a mountain in Mogan the south of the island of Gran Canaria, Spain, Aug. 31. Reuters-Yonhap