Supermoon lights up the sky!

Aug 11, 2014, 08:53 AM IST
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.
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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.

The moon appears above the Colosseum and the ancient Santa Francesca Romana Basilica belltower, in Rome.
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The moon appears above the Colosseum and the ancient Santa Francesca Romana Basilica belltower, in Rome.

A supermoon appears behind the Angel of Peace sculpture, in London.
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A supermoon appears behind the Angel of Peace sculpture, in London.

The moon appears behind a cross on the unfinished Serbian Orthodox church Christ the Saviour Cathedral, in Kosovo capital Pristina.
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The moon appears behind a cross on the unfinished Serbian Orthodox church Christ the Saviour Cathedral, in Kosovo capital Pristina.

People gather in the park as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid.
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People gather in the park as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid.

A couple talk as they sit against the perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, in Madrid.
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A couple talk as they sit against the perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, in Madrid.

A SUPERMOON RISES ABOVE A JESUS CHRIST STATUE IN FRONT OF THE HOLY CROSS CHURCH IN WARSAW, POLAND.
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A SUPERMOON RISES ABOVE A JESUS CHRIST STATUE IN FRONT OF THE HOLY CROSS CHURCH IN WARSAW, POLAND.

The sun sets as people take photos and gather in the park waiting for a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, to appear in Madrid.
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The sun sets as people take photos and gather in the park waiting for a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, to appear in Madrid.

A monument to Christopher Columbus stands against the perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, in Madrid.
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A monument to Christopher Columbus stands against the perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, in Madrid.

A supermoon rises next to a clock on top of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland.
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A supermoon rises next to a clock on top of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland.

The supermoon rises in the sky in front of the Apollo`s temple at ancient Corinth, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Athens.
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The supermoon rises in the sky in front of the Apollo`s temple at ancient Corinth, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Athens.