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In Pictures: Spectacular supermoon lights up the night sky

The Sturgeon supermoon is the final supermoon of the year.

The spectacular sight of a supermoon has lit up the night sky.

The Sturgeon supermoon is the final supermoon of the year.

Here are some of the stunning images captured across the UK.

A person plays with a ball as the Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year, rises over a hill in Ealing, west London
A person plays with a ball as the Sturgeon supermoon rises over a hill in Ealing, west London (Victoria Jones/PA)
The Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year rises over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland
The supermoon rises over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland (Owen Humphreys/PA)
The Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year, rises behind The Shard in London
The Shard in London in front of the supermoon (Yui Mok/PA)
The Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year seen in London
A plane is seen silhouetted against the supermoon in London (Yui Mok/PA)
The Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year, rises over the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool
The supermoon rises over the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool (Peter Byrne/PA)
The Sturgeon supermoon, the final supermoon of the year rises over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland
The Sturgeon supermoon rises over Dunstanburgh Castle (Owen Humphreys/PA)
A crowd of people watch the setting sun from a hill in Ealing, west London
Earlier in the evening, a crowd of people enjoyed a spectacular sunset in Ealing, west London (Victoria Jones/PA)