In pictures: How the supermoon lit up the sky on Sunday

The Supermoon rises above Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire (Picture: PA)

If you looked up at the sky on Sunday you will have had a stunning sight.

The supermoon was out, with magical views for skygazers.

December’s full moon, traditionally known as the Cold Moon, appears bigger and brighter in the sky as it sits closer than average to Earth.

Tom Kerss, an astronomer at Royal Observatory Greenwich, said it would reach its highest point above the horizon at about midnight.

Here are some of the best pictures from Britain and around the world:

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