Readers have been sharing their images of the 'pink' supermoon. Photographs, clockwise from bottom left, by Mandy Turner, David Smart and Tara White

April’s ‘pink’ supermoon – readers share pictures

April’s full moon lit up the night sky this week.

By Rachel O'Brien
Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 5:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 12:48 pm

It was at its closest point to Earth while in its ‘full’ phase – and a supermoon – in the early hours of Tuesday morning (April 27), about 4.31am.

To the eye, it appeared full from Monday evening (April 26).

The full moon is known as the pink moon and said to be named after phlox which flowers in spring.

Here, see readers’ photographs of this week’s lunar event

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