New Moon Rising

A full moon rises over Huntcliff at Saltburn by the Sea in Cleveland last night. The moon will appear to be the biggest in almost 20 years.

Called a “perigee moon,” this moon rise is a rare celestial event that occurs when the moon reaches the closest possible point of its orbit around the earth, about 212,000 miles away.


Published by ian forsyth photography

Press and Documentary photographer covering the North of England. Stringer & contributor for Getty Images News. Prints are available to buy on my website.

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