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Readers capture Supermoon and heavenly Sun

Staff Reports Posted 13 September 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Al Scalzo

Al Scalzo of Medina sent in two photos from the Monday night “Supermoon.” It was the third time this season we had a Supermoon, when the moon is full and at its closest orbit to the earth.

Photo by Al Scalzo

The Supermoon on Monday also was known as a Harvest Moon because it is near the autumn equinox.

Photo by Chris Busch

Chris Busch of Medina was stepping out of the Post office on Wednesday afternoon when the Sun appeared to cast a heavenly halo over the top of the First Baptist Church. Busch said this photo doesn’t do justice to the scene.

“The actual sight was beautiful!” Busch said.