The last supermoon of the year, also known as the Sturgeon Moon, occurred on Thursday night and coincided with the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
Published: 2022-08-12 01:26 am
Scenes of the last supermoon of 2022 from around the world
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The last supermoon of the year, also known as the Sturgeon Moon, occurred on Thursday night and coincided with the peak of the Perseid meteor shower. Here, the moon rises over Lower Manhattan in New York City on August 11, 2022.

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The Sturgeon full moon rises next to Istanbul's Camlica Mosque on August 11, 2022, in Istanbul, Turkey.

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The last supermoon of the year rises over Lower Manhattan in New York City on August 11, 2022.

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A plane floats by as the last supermoon of the year rises over Lower Manhattan in New York City on August 11, 2022.

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A Supermoon rises in the night sky in Beijing on Aug. 11, 2022.

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The supermoon rises behind United States flags at the base of the Washington Monument on August 11, 2022, in Washington, DC.

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The moon rises above the Indian Ocean in Diani Beach, Kenya on Aug. 11, 2022.

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The full Sturgeon Moon rises above lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as the sun sets in New York City on August 11, 2022, as seen from West Orange, New Jersey.

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The supermoon is obscured by clouds as it passes behind the Washington Monument on August 11, 2022, in Washington, DC. The so-called Sturgeon Moon is the fourth and final super moon of 2022.

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A plane flies past the Sturgeon supermoon in London on August 11, 2022.

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Children play in front of the Sturgeon supermoon as it rises over a hill in Ealing, West London on August 11, 2022.

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A look at the final supermoon of 2022 as it rises over Lower Manhattan and One World Trade on August 11, 2022.

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The final supermoon of the year rises behind The Shard in London on August 11, 2022.

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The supermoon rises behind the city center in Saxony, Leipzig, Germany on August 11, 2022.

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The supermoon rises in the skies of Istanbul on August 11, 2022, in Istanbul, Turkey.

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The supermoon rises over the Baitulsalam Mosque in Ungaran, Central Java Province, Indonesia on August 11, 2022.

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Two children walk with a dog as the moon rises over Hefer Vally, Israel on Aug. 11, 2022.

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A supermoon, also known as the sturgeon moon, rises with San Francisco's Coit Tower in the foreground, seen from from Sausalito, Calif on Aug. 11, 2022.

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The full moon, colloquially known as the Sturgeon Supermoon, creeps behind trees near Choczewo, Poland on Aug. 11, 2022.

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The full moon seen over the Belfry of the city of Cambrai, France on Aug. 11, 2022.

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