Associated Press: BERLIN — From Frankfurt and New York to Istanbul and Beijing, skygazers could enjoy a beautiful supermoon rise over the horizon in an impressive astronomic spectacle.
The full moon appeared bigger than normal and sometimes slightly orange-colored as it lit skies around the globe.
A waxing gibbous moon is seen at 98% full as it rises near the Nubble Light, Monday, June 13, 2022, in York, Maine. The moon will reach its full stage on Tuesday, during a phenomenon known as a Supermoon because its proximity to Earth, and it is also labeled as the “Strawberry Moon” because it is the full moon at strawberry harvest time – AP Photo/Julio Cortez
It reached its full stage on Tuesday during a phenomenon known as a supermoon because of its proximity to Earth. It’s also referred to as the “Strawberry Moon” because it’s the full moon at strawberry harvest time.
A supermoon rises behind the Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 – AP Photo/Emrah Gurel
In Frankfurt, it rose behind the German city’s banking district’s skyline, while in Beijing the forbidden city’s roof decorations depicting sacred beasts were silhouetted in sharp black by the moon.
The full moon sets behind the telecommunication devices on top of the Feldberg mountain near Frankfurt, Germany, early Wednesday, June 15, 2022 – AP Photo/Michael Probst
The moon also illuminated New York City’s Statue of Liberty and shone on the pillars of the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion south of Athens, Greece.
The full moon rises between two towers, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 – AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
Top Feature Photo: The Strawberry Supermoon rises in front of the Statue of Liberty in New York, late Tuesday, June 14, 2022 – AP Photo/J David Ake