The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrived Saturday night and glowed around the world, the Associated Press reported.
A view of the "super Moon" is seen with a silhouette of a church cross from Havana May 5, 2012, Cuba., Photo: Reuters
It may have been only an optical illusion, but what a sight, it exclaimed.
Here are Reuters photos of the super moon from around globe:
A view of the "super Moon" is seen with a silhouette of a statue of the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ at the shrine of Our Lady of Mantara in Maghdousheh village, southern Lebanon.
The full "super Moon," scientifically known as a "perigee moon," is pictured over the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A runner makes his way along a trail on a butte in front of the "super Moon" at Papago Park in Phoenix, the US.
The full "super Moon", scientifically known as a "perigee moon", rises over Los Angeles, California, the US.
The moon rises in Cairo, Egypt.
The moon rises near an apartment block in Bucharest, Romania.
The full moon rises behind a mosque as birds fly in Amman, Jordan.
The "super Moon" rises over some apartment buildings in Toronto, May 5, 2012, Canada.
A view of the "super Moon" is seen from Veracruz May 5, 2012, Mexico.
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