Supermoon, Meteor Shower Light Up Night Sky Across the Globe

Supermoon rises behind the cathedral in Mdina, Malta's ancient capital city

View gallery

32 photos

Sky observers in the Northern Hemisphere are getting a special treat this Sunday as a “super moon” and meteor showers happen at the same time. The meteor shower, Perseid, will peak between Aug. 10 and Aug. 13, and is expected to last for a week after its peak.The super moon occurs when the Earth is at its closest distance to the moon. Click through to see more images of the event.

Sorry you didn't like this comment. Please provide a reason below.

Are you sure?
Rating failed. Try again.
Request failed. Try again.
We will promote constructive and witty comments to the top, so everyone sees them!
Sorry, we can’t load comments right now. Try again.

    Recommended for You