Scenes From the 'Supermoon'

Extra-full moon put on a pretty good show around the world
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 20, 2011 11:10 AM CDT
Images of the 'Supermoon'
The full moon rises near the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday evening March 19, 2011, in Washington. The full moon tonight is called a "Super Perigee Moon" since it is at it's closest to Earth in 2011.   (AP Photo/NASA - Bill Ingalls)

For those stuck under cloud cover, or those of us who grumpily didn't think it looked that different, last night's "supermoon" yielded some pretty spectacular images from around the world—including moonrise over Libya. Click through the gallery, and for even more images, go to's gallery. (More moon stories.)

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