“Supermoon” (In pictures)

‘Supermoon’ a full moon or a new moon that nearly coincides with perigee—the closest that the Moon comes to the Earth in its elliptic orbit—resulting in a slightly larger-than-usual apparent size of the lunar disk as viewed from Earth.

An Embraer 190-100IGW plane (registration LV-CKZ) of Aerolineas Argentinas, on a regular flight from Buenos Aires to the Argentine city of Bahia Blanca, passes in front of the “Supermoon” as seen from Buenos Aires on February 19, 2019. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) / RSS
SINGAPORE, Feb. 19, 2019 ( — An airplane flies against the rising full moon on the eastern coast of Singapore on Feb. 19, 2019. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey)/RSS
ATHENS, Feb. 19, 2019– A full moon is seen over the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 19, 2019  (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)/RSS
BRUSSELS, Feb. 19, 2019– An aircraft is seen with a full moon in the background in Brussels, Belgium, Feb. 19, 2019. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)/RSS
A super moon rises over the ice on the shore of Lake Superior, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Lutsen, Minn. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) / RSS
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