Stunning images capture the sturgeon’s supermoon

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The last supermoon of the year was captured on camera in stunning images from around the world.

Seen in France, Brazil, the US, Germany, Italy and elsewhere, the large, bright orb appears to fill an inky night sky.

In some photos, the supermoon appears with a red-orange hue.

Supermoons are the largest and brightest full moons of the year.

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The term “supermoon” is defined as a new or full moon that occurs when the moon is within 90% of perigee, its closest approach to Earth.

The sturgeon moon was predicted to affect the visibility of the annual Perseid meteor shower, which peaked Friday and Saturday.

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According to the Maine Farmer’s Almanac, the Algonquin tribes called it the sturgeon moon because of the large fish that are easier to catch this time of year in the Great Lakes and other large bodies of water.

NASA notes that this moon is also known as the green corn moon.

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The next full moon will occur on September 10 and is known as the Harvest Moon.

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