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The spectacular “Strawberry Moon” was the closest to Earth last night

This supermoon, the second in 2022, is a special "heavenly treat" for lovers of photography and astronomy because it looks bigger and brighter.

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A part of the planet Earth was illuminated by a supermoon last night, known as the “Strawberry Moon”, reports Anadolu Agency (AA).

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It appears when the Moon reaches its nearest point in orbit around the Earth and is named after the strawberry season it coincides with.

The spectacular "Strawberry Moon" was the closest to Earth last night
The strawberry moon rises over Antalya, Turkey (Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The spectacular "Strawberry Moon" was the closest to Earth last night
The strawberry moon rises over Antalya, Turkey (Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

This supermoon, the second in 2022, is a special “heavenly delight” for photography and astronomy lovers because it looks bigger and brighter.

The spectacular "Strawberry Moon" was the closest to Earth last night
The strawberry moon rises over Antalya, Turkey (Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The spectacular "Strawberry Moon" was the closest to Earth last night
The strawberry moon rises over Antalya, Turkey (Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The spectacular "Strawberry Moon" was the closest to Earth last night
The strawberry moon rises over Antalya, Turkey (Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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The images of the Moon, which may look up to 30 percent brighter during this period, were taken by AA photographers from many cities around the world, including Ankara, Istanbul, Brussels, New York, Berlin, Sydney, Erbil, and Jakarta.

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