First came the supermoon, a brighter, larger, more beautiful moon.
That glorious space entity was seen by many and was even captured on film.
A stunning time-lapse video of the moon rising over the Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte was shared on Instagram by Drew Carlisle.
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Carlisle told Storyful he filmed the event over a period of 16 minutes.
The supermoon was seen a day before a rare "lunar trifecta" - the super blue blood moon, which millions of Americans woke up early to see.