Seeing a Deflated Supermoon Shrinks My Brain

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That round mirror in the sky we call the moon got super-sized this past weekend but that doesn't mean the supermoon looked bigger from everywhere! Because on the ISS, the supermoon looked more like a squishy, deflated, pruny moon.

Astronaut André Kuipers snapped a shot of the deflated supermoon when it was closest to Earth. According to Bad Astronomy, "the Earth's atmosphere bends light from the Moon, acting like a lens, pushing the bottom part of the Moon up into the top." Looks like a mushroom. Or a UFO. Or something from Star Wars. Anything but our moon. [Bad Astronomy, Image Credit: NASA]