PICTURES: Harleston resident captures ‘supermoon’

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095332001
Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095332001

A Diss Express reader stayed up to the early hours of Monday morning to snap the ‘supermoon’.

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs took photos of the rare celestial event, which occurs when the Moon is in the closest part of its orbit to Earth, making it appear larger.

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095343001

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095343001

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095354001

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095354001

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095310001

Harleston resident Ian Carstairs photographed images of the 'supermoon' in the early hours of Monday morning. ANL-150929-095310001