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PHOTOS: 'Summer of supermoons' continued Sunday night



The 'summer of supermoons' continued Sunday night in spectacular fashion. Above are images, many provided by NASA, showing the stunning circle of light shining bright the world over. If you missed the show, don't worry -- the next supermoon is on Sept. 9, 2014 (the first was July 12th, 2014).

It's The Summer Of Supermoons

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TripleXKimberly August 11 2014 at 7:53 AM

Beautiful Pictures! I especially loved the pic where the moon was over the Street Lamp. I am sorry I missed it and Thanks AOL for starting off my Monday Bright.

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suzannji2 TripleXKimberly August 11 2014 at 8:38 AM

And thank YOU for for having something kind and pleasant to say, unlike many of the party poopers on these comments. If people can complain about the moon not being beautiful enough (and somehow manage bring Al Gore into it) one can only remember the origin of the word "loony."

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patric9956 August 11 2014 at 6:33 AM

So now a full moon that is at its perihelion is called a super moon and if you missed this full moon you can catch the next one next month (not like that has not happened for billions of years). And the next time it rains we'll be having extreme weather. Man when I got out of bed this AM, that was an epic awakening. Exaggerate much - millennials?

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jdsept patric9956 August 11 2014 at 7:41 AM

You know a millennial wrote this article? Perhaps it was a baby boomer.

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keithj77441 jdsept August 11 2014 at 7:57 AM

How's that?

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katydid579 patric9956 August 11 2014 at 9:10 AM

Geez, why don't you just go back to bed and get up again when you are less grumpy.

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skitzlpk August 11 2014 at 10:24 AM

Man, we missed it. Every night my dog & I go on a late night journey around the neighborhood & I've noticed the moon cycling toward a full bloomer. As luck would have it, we've had full cloud cover the past 36 hrs. here in SC with a ton of rain & the moon was completely cloaked when we were out last night. Oh well, great photos displayed to at least show me what we missed. The one of the little girl in Madrid with her dog rings an ET'ish bell in the scene with the kids on their bike & that great moon in the background. Nature & the Heavenly bodies are a beautiful thing to observe,, they are not by chance happening. Hopefully we'll catch the one in Sept..

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ohringen August 11 2014 at 7:57 AM

Beautiful moon! Proof, that there is a God out there somewhere, and we are indeed very privilaged to live here on earth. Nana Riggs, Author/Translator

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Daddy O ohringen August 11 2014 at 12:18 PM

How does that prove anything? I know how the moon was made.

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Susan ohringen August 11 2014 at 2:02 PM

How does that prove 'gawd'? Seriously, how? The moon (and the earth) are not gawd-made. I recommend that you embrace science instead of fables.

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jdh0516 Susan August 11 2014 at 2:15 PM

'gawd' loves you too Susan.

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onionson Susan August 11 2014 at 2:52 PM

While is does not prove God there is no proof he does not exist and much circumstantial evidence that he does. When your science once thought there were only 6000 stars and everything was made of the 4 elements fire, water, dirt, and air The Bible said the stars are as countless as grains of sand on the beach and all things are made of things not seen. Not bad for a book written long before the first telescope or microscope showed up on a scientists table huh?

There are many many more examples like those two*. Science has proved many once crazy sounding things in the Bible but has never disproved anything to a 100% threshold. I recommend that you embrace science and God, you might find a fascinating tale.

Science plays catch up again - Hawking's supercomputer model of The Big Bang showed the first 3 things formed as sub atomic particles spewed out of a tiny hole to be the same 3 things in the same order as God claimed in Genesis! What are the odds?

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Daddy O August 11 2014 at 10:26 AM

The thing that is so cool is how it lights up the night. It was so bright that you could see the colors of green grass, cars houses. Moon shadows were much more distinct. In the country without city lights if it is cloudy you can't see your hand in front of your face moon shine and star shine lights things up and with this moon you can walk through the woods at midnight.

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njenel August 11 2014 at 8:27 AM

haven't seen the moon for moons, has been raining for a long time here, or just overcast. i'm on the coast of NC. maybe some time.

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halt1025 August 11 2014 at 8:05 AM

Michelle 2016

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beverlyamy1 halt1025 August 11 2014 at 10:43 AM

HELL NO 2014

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fvoehl August 11 2014 at 6:01 AM

Spectacular job of capturing the very essence of the moment -- Worthy of a prize!

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bdgrizcp August 11 2014 at 7:29 AM

You can make your own supermoon with this remarkable invention called a telescope. In fact the moon looks best when it's around half full. At the day/night line you can see dramatic shadows that make the craters and other features really pop.

Strange, but nothing in the article about the level of crazy a supermoon brings out in people. Is it more? It should be more. What about tides? Any goofy stuff there?

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jdsept bdgrizcp August 11 2014 at 7:39 AM

YOU are free to look anywhere YOU want for more info. Doing YOUR own research hard for YOU?

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Daddy O jdsept August 11 2014 at 12:19 PM

YOU are a JERK

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onionson bdgrizcp August 11 2014 at 3:04 PM

Yes but not everyone has a telescope and there is a big difference between looking at it thru one and while being surrounded by the rest of the world. Besides, you get an even more super view thru a telescope when you start with a super moon.

I was thinking the same thing till I read your post.

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fred August 11 2014 at 7:10 AM

Just think- we have Phony Al Gore to thank for this!!!!!!

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Susan fred August 11 2014 at 2:04 PM

You're a nutbag.

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