Did you get a chance to see the supermoon? Don't worry if you didn't. In our gallery of supermoon photos (see below), you can page through scores and scores of spectacular images -- snapped by skywatchers around the world. Many were collected during our supermoon live blog, which has now concluded.
But there's still time to submit any photos you might have snapped of the dazzling celestial phenomenon. You can tweet them to us using the #HPsupermoon hashtag, or submit them directly in the gallery.
A supermoon is simply a new or full moon that coincides with what astronomers call "lunar perigee." That's the point at which the moon is closest to Earth in its elliptical orbit around our planet. Of course, you don't have to be an astronomer to get excited about what a supermoon looks like:
Not everyone was that impressed.
And even celebrated astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson didn't sound too sanguine:
Mostly, though, the supermoon reminded us that no matter what divides us, we all look up at the same moon. And we can all use a little fun in our lives, as seen in this tweet:
Picking the moon fruit from the supermoon tree. Mt. Rubidoux,
Riverside, CA href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23supermoon&src=hash">#supermoon
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