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The full moon is seen rising in the sky above the domes of the Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Monday night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be 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. One of St. Petersburg landmarks, the Smolny convent's main church was built between 1748 and 1764 by Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
A girl plays with a dog as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 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. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: A plane flights across the supermoon surrounded by a Madrid skyscraper on August 9, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
The moon rises in the sky as seen through the Four Towers or C.T.B.A. (Cuatro Torres Business Area), one of the main symbols of Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: 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. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
People watch a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rising in the sky in Madrid Spain, Tuesday Sept. 9, 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. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 9: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) Photographers take images of the full supermoon, as it rises over North Bondi headland on September 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. (Photo by Craig Greenhill/Newspix/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 9: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) The full supermoon rises over North Bondi headland on September 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it's closest approach to the Earth on it's elliptical orbit. (Photo by Craig Greenhill/Newspix/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 09: The supermoon rises east of the South Point Hotel & Casino on September 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with its perigee, which is its closest approach to the Earth. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
A perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in the sky as a couple kiss in Madrid Spain, Tuesday Sept. 9, 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. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
A couple sits on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River as the full moon rises in the distance Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Monday night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be 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. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
CONSUEGRA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 08: A moon appears behind a windmill a day before the supermoon is full on September 8, 2014 in Consuegra, in Toledo province, Spain. Consuegra belongs to a region made famous by the novel 'Don Quijote de la Mancha' (Don Quixote) writed by ' Miguel De Cervantes. Some of the windmills belong to the 16th century. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: 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. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, BC - SEPTEMBER 9: The perigee moon or 'supermoon' rises over the skyline of Vancouver on September 9, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tonight's supermoon was the third in a trio of supermoons this summer. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
INGELWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 9: A full moon rises over the Hollywood Park Casino on September 9, 2014 in Inglewood, California. 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. (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: 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. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
The moon rises with an orange glow over the Atomium in Brussels on Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014. The supermoon, known to scientists as a perigee moon, occurs when Earth's neighbor appears at its largest and brightest compared to other full moons when it orbits closer to our planet. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
The full moon rises through the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Tuesday night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be 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. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: 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. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: The near full moon is glimpsed through The London Eye ferris wheel view over 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. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
The moon rises over the fields with an orange glow at Deftera a suburb of capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The supermoon, known to scientists as a perigee moon, occurs when Earth's neighbor appears at its largest and brightest compared to other full moons when it orbits closer to our planet. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
PROVO, UT - SEPTEMBER 9: The Supermoon silhouettes the 'Angle Moroni' statue atop the Mormon City Center Temple on September 9, 2014 in Provo, Utah. Tonight's supermoon was the third in a trio of supermoons this summer. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
The moon rises over the Giralda, the tower of Seville's Cathedral, on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Spain. Tuesday night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be 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. (AP Photo/Miguel Angel Morenatti)
A perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in the sky as a couple kiss in Madrid Spain, Tuesday Sept. 9, 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. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 09: The third supermoon of the summer rises over the Stratosphere Casino Hotel on September 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with its perigee, which is its closest approach to the Earth. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The supermoon rises above the Stadium Bilino Polje in Zenica, Bosnia, on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 as supporters watch the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Bosnia and Cyprus. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon in its elliptical orbit is relatively close to Earth and seen from the Earth near the horizon, appears larger and brighter than other full moons. This will be the third and final supermoon in 2014. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
A perigee moon also known as a supermoon rises above the steel structure of a 51 meter (167 feet) tall cross in Skopje, Macedonia, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon in its elliptical orbit is relatively close to Earth and seen from the Earth near the horizon, appears larger and brighter than other full moons. This will be the third and final supermoon in 2014. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
The moon rises over a downtown office buildings Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. Monday night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be 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. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
A perigee moon also known as a supermoon, rises in the sky above a statue, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Tuesday Sept. 9, 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. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
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The moon has not let the world down this summer, gracing us with three spectacular supermoons.

If you recall, a supermoon is a full moon making a closer-than-usual orbit to Earth, causing it to appear atypically large.

But Tuesday night was the grand finale -- and astronomers and photographers ran out in droves to snap rare images of the summer's final showing, categorized as a 'harvest moon,' because 'it is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox of 22 September.

And in case you missed the last supermoon on August 10-11, 2014, here are all the spectacular photos:

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Final supermoon of season mesmerizes onlookers worldwide
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 10: The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from New York, United States. Tonight's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. The supermoon on Sunday was the second in a trio of supermoons this summer, with one having happened on 12 July and the next one due to appear on 9 September. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 10: The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from New York, United States. Tonight's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. The supermoon on Sunday was the second in a trio of supermoons this summer, with one having happened on 12 July and the next one due to appear on 9 September. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 10: The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from New York, United States. Tonight's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. The supermoon on Sunday was the second in a trio of supermoons this summer, with one having happened on 12 July and the next one due to appear on 9 September. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 10: The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from New York, United States. Tonight's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. The supermoon on Sunday was the second in a trio of supermoons this summer, with one having happened on 12 July and the next one due to appear on 9 September. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen above a US flag on the US Marine Corp War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: The supermoon surrounded by Madrid skyscrapers on August 10, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 10, 2014. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUGUST 10: A full moon is seen over the Old Town Bridge Tower on August 10, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
The perigee moon or 'supermoon' rises above the US Marine Corp War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 10: A couple's silhouette as the perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from New York, United States. Tonight's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. The supermoon on Sunday was the second in a trio of supermoons this summer, with one having happened on 12 July and the next one due to appear on 9 September. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The sun sets as a couple lay in the park waiting for a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, to appear in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
In this aerial photo, the moon peeks through clouds over Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, Aug. 10, 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. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
A girl plays with a dog as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 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. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
The supermoon is seen as it rises through the clouds behind the bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford atop the U.S. Capitol, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Washington. 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. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Light from a lamppost shines near the perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 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. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
The moon appears behind a cross on the unfinished Serbian Orthodox church Christ the Saviour Cathedral, in Kosovo capital Pristina, Sunday, Aug. 10, 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. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen above the US Marine Corp War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen above a US flag on the US Marine Corp War Memorial on August 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from Arlington, Virginia. Tonght's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen over the The Peace Monument on the grounds of the United States Capitol on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen behind clouds over the United States Capitol on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a perigree full moon or supermoon is seen over the Old Post Office and Clock Tower on August 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
The moon rises above Kansas City, Mo., during its closest point to the earth, called perigee, on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. It is often referred to as a Supermoon. August is the second of three consecutive months when the Supermoon occurs in 2014. The next Supermoon will occur Sept. 9. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - AUGUST 10: On the night of the supermoon, Rafael Fonseca plays soccer on August 10, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - 2014/08/10: People take to the streets to enjoy the Supermoon as it rises over Athens. August 10th marks the appearance of the Supermoon where Earth's moon appears brighter and bigger as it reaches it closest distance to Earth making 14% larger and 30% brighter than the typical Full Moon. (Photo by George Panagakis/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - 2014/08/10: A view of the Supermoon rising over Athens as it passes over some ancient columns in the Monastiraki region of Athens. August 10th marks the appearance of the Supermoon where Earth's moon appears brighter and bigger as it reaches it closest distance to Earth making 14% larger and 30% brighter than the typical Full Moon. (Photo by George Panagakis/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - 2014/08/10: Tourists and Greek people photograph themselves in front of Ancient Market ruins with the supermoon rising over it. August 10th marks the appearance of the Supermoon where Earth's moon appears brighter and bigger as it reaches it closest distance to Earth making 14% larger and 30% brighter than the typical Full Moon. (Photo by George Panagakis/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
SPENCER, NY - AUGUST 10: A supermoon rises over a house on August 10, 2014 in Spencer, New York. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: Birds fly past as a supermoon rises in the sky on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
The full moon, nicknamed 'the supermoon', rises at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 10, 2014. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
TORRELODONES, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: A supermoon appears behind the Torrelodones Tower on August 10, 2014 in city of Torrelodones, near Madrid, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
The full moon, nicknamed 'the supermoon', rises between the columns of the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil on August 10, 2014. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. AFP PHOTO/EVARISTO SA (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)
View of the full moon nicknamed 'the supermoon' in Ouro Preto, Brazil, on August 10, 2014. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. AFP PHOTO / Douglas MAGNO (Photo credit should read Douglas Magno/AFP/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUGUST 10: A full moon is seen through lion, Czech national symbol, on August 10, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUGUST 10: A full moon is seen behind the lion, Czech national symbol and the part of decoration of bridge, on August 10, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
GLASTONBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 10: The moon rises above Glastonbury Tor on August 10, 2014 in Somerset, England. Tonight's supermoon, or perigee moon referring to its closest point to earth, is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
TORRELODONES, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: A supermoon appears behind the Torrelodones Tower on August 10, 2014 in city of Torrelodones, near Madrid, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: A Catholic procession passes as a supermoon rises in the sky on August 10, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
The full moon, nicknamed 'the supermoon', rises over road near the town of Bitola on August 10, 2014. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth.AFP PHOTO / ROBERT ATANASOVSKI (Photo credit should read ROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASSENAAR, NETHERLANDS - AUGUST 10: (EDITORS NOTE: Image is composed of multiple exposures and converted to black and white. No colour version available) A full moon is seen on August 10, 2014 in Wassenaar, The Netherlands. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Michel Porro/Getty Images)
the full moon nicknamed 'the supermoon' rises over the statue on the Charles Bridge on August 10, 2014 in Prague. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from EarthAFP PHOTO/ MICHAL CIZEK (Photo credit should read MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)
the full moon nicknamed 'the supermoon' rises over the statue on the Charles Bridge on August 10, 2014 in Prague. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from EarthAFP PHOTO/ MICHAL CIZEK (Photo credit should read MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)
The 'supermoon' is seen rising above the Kuwait skyline on August 10, 2014. The 'supermoon' occurs when the moon reaches the closest point to the earth. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
The 'supermoon' is seen rising above the Kuwait skyline on August 10, 2014. The 'supermoon' occurs when the moon reaches the closest point to the earth. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: A plane flights across the supermoon surrounded by a Madrid skyscraper on August 9, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: A plane flights across the supermoon surrounded by two Madrid skyscrapers on August 9, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
The full moon descends behind the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 10, 2014. In this time of the year the orb is at the closest point to the earth. Experts name this phenomenon the supermoon or perigee. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
LABAJOS, SPAIN - AUGUST 09: A moon appears behind a Toro Osborne advertisement a day before the supermoon is full on August 9, 2014 near Labajos, in Segovia province, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
LABAJOS, SPAIN - AUGUST 09: A moon appears behind the Toro Osborne advertisement a day before the supermoon is full on August 9, 2014 near Labajos, in Segovia province, Spain. In the second supermoon or perigee moon as it is also known of the summer, the moon will supposedly appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than normal, with another due to appear in our skies on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
NANGOKU, JAPAN - AUGUST 10: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) The 'Supermoon' rises after Typhoon Halong hit at Kochi Airport on August 10, 2014 in Nangoku, Kochi, Japan. The typhoon is moving north in the sea of Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency has issued the high aleart for strong wind and high waves. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 10: The perigee moon or 'supermoon' is seen on August 10, 2014 from New York, United States. Tonight's supermoon is the largest and closest full moon of the year. It is 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA. The supermoon on Sunday was the second in a trio of supermoons this summer, with one having happened on 12 July and the next one due to appear on 9 September. To have three in such close proximity is very rare and it is not expected that this will happen again until 2034. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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And here's the supermoon from July:

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Traffic streaks by the "Super Moon" as it rises behind the Memorial Bridge in Washington, Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
The full moon peeks through the clouds over forest near Sarajevo,Bosnia, on Saturday, July 12 2014. The so-called super moon appeared up to 14 percent larger than normal as it's orbit is at it's closest point to earth. AP Photo/Amel Emric)
The full moon peeks through the clouds over forest near Sarajevo,Bosnia, Saturday, July 12, 2014. The so-called super moon appeared up to 14 percent larger than normal as it's orbit is at it's closest point to earth.(AP Photo/Amel Emric)
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A perigee moon also known as a supermoon rises above a Chinese pavilion in Beijing, China, Saturday, July 12, 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. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A perigee moon also known as a supermoon rises above a Chinese pavilion in Beijing, China, Saturday, July 12, 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. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A perigee moon also known as a supermoon rises behind figurines on a Chinese pavilion in Beijing, China, Saturday, July 12, 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. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A supermoon rises over Jerusalem's Old City and the Dome of the Rock Saturday, July 12, 2014. A supermoon is an occurrence when a full moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)
A supermoon moves across the sky behind the neon green lights of the Bank of America Tower in downtown Dallas, Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
A supermoon moves across the sky behind the neon green lights of the Bank of America Tower in downtown Dallas, Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
A perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises over the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, July 12, 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. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises over the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, July 12, 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. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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But it's not just professional photographers getting in on the goods. One amateur photographer could have fooled us all with the series he shot during the August showing. Check out his images below.

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A Boeing 737 soaring at 38,000 feet in front of the Supermoon, or perigee moon, on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
A Boeing 737 soaring at 38,000 feet in front of the Supermoon, or perigee moon, on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
An Airbus 320 climbs through the atmosphere in front of the Supermoon, or perigee moon, on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
An Airbus 320 climbs through the atmosphere in front of the Supermoon, or perigee moon, on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
An Airbus 320 climbs through the atmosphere in front of the Supermoon, or perigee moon, on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
An ENGLISH airline jet soars in front of a nearly full moon on August 8, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner crossing in front of the sun on July 24, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner crossing in front of the sun on July 24, 2014. The photo was shot from Crépy-en-Valois, about 36 miles east of Paris, by Sebastien Lebrigand, an amateur photographer.
Sebastien Lebrigand, 39, is a subway maintenance worker and amateur photographer living in Crépy-en-Valois, a suburb of Paris. He's married and has two children. Lebrigand, pictured here with his telescope and camera, uses this photo on his Twitter profile.
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