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Grand finale: 2014’s third supermoon – the Harvest Moon – shines (PHOTOS)

Visitors to The London Eye ferris wheel view the near full moon in Whitehall on September 8, 2014 in London, England. A supermoon or harvest moon involves a full moon coinciding with it’s closest approach to the Earth on it’s elliptical orbit. This is the third sighting of a supermoon this year with it occuring in full tonight. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Monday night boasted the third and final supermoon of 2014. Recall a moon is a supermoon when it’s full and makes its closest approach to Earth in its orbit. This month’s moon is also known as the Harvest Moon since it falls closest to the autumn equinox.

In some areas like Washington, D.C., clouds only allowed a partial view.

But some other locations around the world enjoyed the Harvest supermoon in all its glory.

Here are some of the best photos:

Related: See last night’s supermoon finale | Photos of the August supermoon

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