Big, Bad Supermoon Rising: A Photo Gallery

Supermoon rising above a statue of an eagle and the New York City skyline. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Gary Hershorn/Flipboard
Supermoon rising above a statue of an eagle and the New York City skyline. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Gary Hershorn/Flipboard
Supermoon over New York City as a plane lands at Newark airport. Gary Hershorn/Flipboard
Supermoon over New York City as a plane lands at Newark airport. Gary Hershorn/Flipboard
Supermoon rises above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Supermoon rises above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. Win McNamee/Getty Images
People gather in a park as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid. AP Photo/Andres Kudacki
People gather in a park as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid. AP Photo/Andres Kudacki
Supermoon over downtown Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Supermoon over downtown Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Supermoon rises over Chinese calligraphy in Beijing. AP Photo/Andy Wong
Supermoon rises over Chinese calligraphy in Beijing. AP Photo/Andy Wong
Supermoon rises above a bridge over the Vardar River in Skopje, Macedonia. AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski
Supermoon rises above a bridge over the Vardar River in Skopje, Macedonia. AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski
Supermoon rises next to a clock on top of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw. AP Photo/Alik Keplicz
Supermoon rises next to a clock on top of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw. AP Photo/Alik Keplicz
Supermoon rises in front of Apollo's temple in ancient Corinth, southwest of Athens. AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris
Supermoon rises in front of Apollo's temple in ancient Corinth, southwest of Athens. AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris
Supermoon rises above the Holy Cross church in Warsaw. AP Photo/Alik Keplicz
Supermoon rises above the Holy Cross church in Warsaw. AP Photo/Alik Keplicz
Children watch supermoon rising over the skyline of New York from the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Children watch supermoon rising over the skyline of New York from the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz