Supermoon over China
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'Supermoon' lights up world skies

Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight, where the moon appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.

Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight.

The phenomenon means the Moon - which is classified as a ''perigee moon'' by astronomers - appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.