19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Supermoon over Dong Chau beach

The supermoon rises over clam farming huts at Dong Chau beach, Thai Binh Province, Vietnam, in November 2016. This was the biggest and brightest supermoon since 1948, with a distance of 356,511 kilometers (221,526 miles) from Earth, and it will only be surpassed in 2034.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2021
Photo Location: Thai Binh, Vietnam
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Tran Tuan Viet