Supermoon: The August fullmoon is when the moon is closest to the erath on its elliptical path and appears about 14 percent wider and 30 percent brighter than at its farthest. The moon will be at a distance of 356,896 km from Earth, the closest in this calendar year.
Macy's 4th of July fireworks in NYC. In 2014 the show will return to the East River, delighting many who can catch a view from Brooklyn, Queens and lower Manhattan. The annual fireworks are the largest display in the US and attract around 3 million people for the 25 minute show. (photo: 2011 view from New Jersey, Hudson River)