Photos: Last supermoon of 2019 awes spectators

By Brian Lada, AccuWeather meteorologist and staff writer
By Chaffin Mitchell, AccuWeather staff writer
By Renee Duff, AccuWeather meteorologist
March 21, 2019, 10:32:52 AM EDT


The third and final supermoon of the year lit up the sky on Wednesday night.

People all around the world took to social media to share their pictures of the spectacle.

(AP Photo/J. David Ake)

The rising moon passes behind the broadcast antenna on top of One World Trade Center Tuesday evening, March 19, 2019 in New York City.

(Photo/Lynda Reed)

The worm moon rising over Mississippi.

(Photo/Jennifer Rose Lane)

(Photo/Jennifer Rose Lane)

(Photo/Jim Barry)

The worm moon rising above the horizon in Loch Katrine, Nova Scotia.

(Photo/Lynda Reed)

(Photo/Lynda Reed)

(Photo/National Weather Service office in Seattle)

(Photo/National Weather Service office in Seattle)

(Photo/Chris Hattings/National Weather Service office in Riverton, Wyoming)

(Photo/Chris Hattings/National Weather Service office in Riverton, Wyoming)

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The full moon rises behind the New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, center, and the Chrysler Building, left, as seen from downtown Newark, N.J., Sunday, March 12, 2017.


Stargazers won't be able to see a supermoon again until Feb. 9, 2020

Supermoons appear slightly bigger and brighter than normal full moons.

Other nicknames for March’s full moon include the Sap Moon, the Crow Moon and the Lenten Moon.

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