Skygazers around New Zealand were able to glimpse a ‘supermoon‘ last night.
Last night was a full moon and was the closest and largest of 2014.
The moon won’t pass as close to the earth again until September 2015.
For those that could see last night’s moon its large size was due to the full moon falling close to the perigee, or the moon’s closest point to the earth.
MetService said the east of the North Island enjoyed the best viewing conditions due to a lack of clouds.
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