St. Louis shoots the supermoon

Saturday's perigee full moon appears 14 percent bigger than usual.


  1. Tonight's perigee full moon — commonly called a "supermoon" — will appear as much as 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of 2012. The moon was at its fullest at 10:35 p.m. local time. Cloudy skies threatened visibility at moonrise, 7:49 p.m.; moonset will be at 5:21 a.m. Sunday.
  2. Photos of the supermoon from the St. Louis area:
  3. supermoon + arch trois #stl
    supermoon + arch trois #stl
  4. The moon is amazing tonight!
    The moon is amazing tonight!
  5. arch + supermoon deux #stl
    arch + supermoon deux #stl
  6. Super moon! Soooo bright
    Super moon! Soooo bright
  7. That's no moon! ... Okay. It is.
    That's no moon! ... Okay. It is.