A supermoon rising over the hills near Grafton in 2016.
A supermoon rising over the hills near Grafton in 2016. Adam Hourigan

Supermoon brightens night sky

IT may have been the least publicised "supermoon”, but it ended up putting on the best show for the year.

The last "supermoon” for the year was scheduled for Wednesday night, and unlike other nights where it fought for attention through thick cloud cover, at around 8pm it hovered a bright halo on the horizon, rising through a light mist of cloud into the night sky by 8.20.

Daily Examiner photographer Adam Hourigan captured this image of the moon breaking through above the hills appoaching Grafton near Swan Creek, waiting to line it up with some trees on the horizon for scale.

If you were out and about with a camera last night, and have a super shot of the last big moon of the year, we'd love to see them.

Post on our Facebook page, or drop us an email at newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au with some details of where you took your shot.



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