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The last supermoon of the year lights up the night sky all over the world

Istanbul, Turkey: The Sturgeon full moon rises next to Istanbul's Camlica Mosque.
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Istanbul, Turkey: The Sturgeon full moon rises next to Istanbul's Camlica Mosque.

Did you get a chance to witness the fourth and final supermoon of 2022?

The last supermoon of the year illuminated the night sky Thursday. The moon had various hues and appeared bigger and brighter than when the moon is at its farthest point away from Earth.

Referred to as the Sturgeon Moon, the astronomical event did not become visible until 9:36 p.m. EDT. NASA says the supermoon will remain in this phase until Saturday morning.

Here's a glimpse of the supermoon from all over the world in case you missed it.

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London: The supermoon rises behind The Shard.
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London: The supermoon rises behind The Shard.
Frankfurt, Germany: The full moon sets behind apartment houses.
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Frankfurt, Germany: The full moon sets behind apartment houses.
Anthoupolis, Cyprus: The supermoon rises behind a cross on the dome of a Maronite church.
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Anthoupolis, Cyprus: The supermoon rises behind a cross on the dome of a Maronite church.
Kansas City, Missouri: A supermoon rises beyond artwork on top of a convention center.
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Kansas City, Missouri: A supermoon rises beyond artwork on top of a convention center.
Edinburgh, Scotland: The Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year, rises behind Edinburgh Castle.
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Edinburgh, Scotland: The Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year, rises behind Edinburgh Castle.
Oostzaan, Netherlands: The supermoon rises over a windmill.
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Oostzaan, Netherlands: The supermoon rises over a windmill.
Amman, Jordan: The Sturgeon full moon rises above buildings in the Jordanian capital.
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Amman, Jordan: The Sturgeon full moon rises above buildings in the Jordanian capital.
Montevideo, Uruguay: People watch as the moon rises.
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Montevideo, Uruguay: People watch as the moon rises.
Lisbon, Portugal: Two people watch the supermoon rise from a viewpoint overlooking Lisbon and the Tagus river.
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Lisbon, Portugal: Two people watch the supermoon rise from a viewpoint overlooking Lisbon and the Tagus river.
Beijing, China: Residents wearing masks take a selfie near a statue of Cupid as a supermoon rises in the night sky.
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Beijing, China: Residents wearing masks take a selfie near a statue of Cupid as a supermoon rises in the night sky.
Albuquerque, New Mexico: The Sturgeon Moon rises beyond the city.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico: The Sturgeon Moon rises beyond the city.

Shauneen Miranda
Shauneen Miranda is a summer 2022 Digital News intern.

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