(AP Photo/NASA, Neil Armstrong, File)

Photos: Apollo 11

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins went to the moon and back 45 years ago this week.

Traffic streaks by the supermoon as it rises behind the Memorial Bridge in Washington, Saturday, July 12. (AP photo)

Photos: Views of the supermoon

The supermoon phenomenon happens as the moon comes the closest to Earth and seems brighter and bigger than an average full moon.