Last night marked the annual evening when the moon was at its closest point to Earth at the same time that it was full, an event scientists call a “lunar perigee,” or as we like to type furiously in all caps, SUPERMOON. And unlike last year's foggy fail, it was a beautiful, clear evening all around NYC—but despite John Fogerty's warnings, the SUPERMOON on the rise was not a portent of the coming apocalypse, but rather an opportunity for awesome photos.

Click through to see some of them from NYC and all around the world—and below, watch Widespread Panic pay tribute to the moon with a cover of Warren Zevon's classic "Werewolves of London" (skip to 7 minute mark) with the SUPERMOON in the background.