Photos: June 2013 supermoon

The biggest and brightest moon of the year rises over a Jerusalem neighborhood on Sunday, June 23. The magic moment happened early June 23, 2013, when<a href='http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/22/us/supermoon-sunday/index.html'> the moon was at the closest point to Earth in its orbit</a>. A supermoon, which occurs once a year, is 14% larger and 30% brighter than most full moons, <a href='http://moon.nasa.gov/newsdisplay.cfm?Subsite_News_ID=44049&amp;SiteID=6&amp;iSiteID=1' target='_blank'>according to NASA</a>.

The biggest and brightest moon of the year rises over a Jerusalem neighborhood on Sunday, June 23. The magic moment happened early June 23, 2013, when the moon was at the closest point to Earth in its orbit. A supermoon, which occurs once a year, is 14% larger and 30% brighter than most full moons, according to NASA.