Taking photos on the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife, June 22
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The supermoon behind a refinery in Norco, La., June 23
Rome, June 23
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The ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, south of Athens, June 23
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Spectators at a public garden in Lisbon, Portugal, June 23
A handout photo provided by Disney Parks of Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., June 23
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Fishing camps in Akers, La., June 23
Statue of Liberty, New York City, June 23
A cotton candy vendor at a Los Angeles Angels baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Anaheim, Calif., June 22
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Kansas City, Mo., June 23
Ahi Celebi Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey, June 23
Mexico City, July 23, 2013
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As if "supermoon" isn't cool enough, the technical term for the moon when it's closest to the Earth is: perigee-syzygy.
It happens about once a year, and this year it fell on June 23, though the day prior wasn't bad, either. According to NASA, this year's supermoon was "14% larger and 30% brighter than a typical full moon."
It's not easy to photograph with a smartphone, but that's what photographers with nice lenses are for.