The Strawberry Supermoon rises in front of the Statue of Liberty in New York, late Tuesday, June 14, 2022. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Strawberry supermoon 2022: 23 stunning pictures from around the world of the strawberry moon

Skygazers around the world enjoyed a beautiful supermoon rise over the horizon in an impressive astronomic spectacle.

Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 10:26 am

The full moon appeared bigger than normal and sometimes slightly orange as it lit skies around the globe.

It reached its full stage on Tuesday during a phenomenon known as a supermoon because of its proximity to Earth.

The moon also illuminated New York City’s Statue of Liberty and shone on the pillars of the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion south of Athens, Greece.

We look at some of the stunning images from Dunbar, Frankfurt and New York to Istanbul and Beijing

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