In pictures: How the supermoon lit up the sky on Sunday
If you looked up at the sky on Sunday you will have had a stunning sight.
The supermoon was out, with magical views for skygazers.
December’s full moon, traditionally known as the Cold Moon, appears bigger and brighter in the sky as it sits closer than average to Earth.
Tom Kerss, an astronomer at Royal Observatory Greenwich, said it would reach its highest point above the horizon at about midnight.
Here are some of the best pictures from Britain and around the world:
Observers will be hoping for clear skies at midnight, when the moon will be at its clearest and brightest.
At 3.47pm – the exact moment of full moon – it was 222,761 miles from Earth, closer than the average distance of 238,900 miles.
The first supermoon of the year was visible on January 12 and the second was on November 3.
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