The Final Supermoon of 2014

Astronomers and photographers have been out in their droves around the world taking images of the final supermoon of 2014.
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A full moon rises over Canary Wharf on September 9, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year. (Getty Images)
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A full moon rises on September 9, 2014 as seen from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A supermoon, or harvest moon, involves a full moon coinciding with its closest approach to the Earth on its elliptical orbit. This is the third supermoon this year. (Getty Images)
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Visitors to The London Eye ferris wheel view the near full moon in Whitehall on September 8, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year with it occuring in full tonight. (Getty Images)
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A Union flag flutters in sight of the near full moon in Whitehall on September 8, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year with it occuring in full tonight. (Getty Images)
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A full moon passes behind The Shard skyscraper on September 9, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year. (Getty Images)
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A couple stand in front of the full moon in Burgos on September 9, 2014. September 9 night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, is the third and final 'supermoon' of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon,' occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A couple stand in front of the full moon in Burgos on September 9, 2014. September 9 night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, is the third and final 'supermoon' of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon,' occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AFP/Getty Images)