The Moon illusion is an optical illusion which causes the Moon to appear larger
near the horizon than it does higher up in the sky. It has been known since ...
Oct 24, 2012 ... Why the Moon Looks Bigger on Some Nights than It Does on Others ... your tiny
human brain contextualizes it as larger sometimes than others.
June 20, 2005: Sometimes you can't believe your eyes. This week is one of those
times. ... It looks like Earth's moon, round and cratered; the Man in the Moon is in
his usual place. ... So why does your brain think one is bigger than the other?
Feb 19, 2015 ... Look at the Moon. Have you ever noticed the Moon looks so big when it's down
on the horizon, but way smaller when it's nearly overhead?
May 13, 2010 ... If you've ever seen the Moon rising over the horizon, looking so fat and ......
Sometimes, the moon does appear larger for reasons other than ...
Jan 21, 2013 ... The Moon Illusion is probably the oldest optical trick that the world plays on us.
When the moon is ... A new theory on why the moon looks bigger on the horizon ·
Esther Inglis- ... And how much does that matter? Image: Make ...
Students first discuss why the Moon might look so much larger when it is near the
horizon. ... does not seem to support the Earth-Moon model. Third, students ...
Oct 19, 2010 ... Moon Today I found out why the Moon looks bigger on the horizon than when it is
higher in the sky. ... Atmospheric refraction causes the Moon to appear very
slightly .... Why does the moon appear so much bigger when it's on the horizon ...
What Those Nasty White Chunks That Sometimes Come From Your ...
Jun 24, 2005 ... For the past few nights the moon has appeared larger than many people have
seen it for almost 20 years. It is the world's largest optical illusion, ...
The moon seems larger in angular size when it is near the horizon than when it is
high ..... The ocean does appear nearly flat, but the cloud cover appears as an ...