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.
Why does the moon look so much bigger when it is near the horizon than when it
is high up in the sky?
Aug 10, 2014 ... By the way, a large moon seen low in the sky might also appear red or .... looks
distorted is always a little larger and sometimes oddly shape.
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?
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?
Nov 14, 2012 ... But aside from movie magic, why does this happen in real life? If the moon gets
bigger in the sky, it would have to get much closer to the Earth ...
Jan 21, 2013 ... The Moon Illusion is probably the oldest optical trick that the world plays on us.
When the moon is on the ... A new theory on why the moon looks bigger on the
horizon. 21,425 ... And how much does that matter? Image: Make ...
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 ...
Oct 19, 2010 ... Moon Today I found out why the Moon looks bigger on the horizon than when it ...
Atmospheric refraction causes the Moon to appear very slightly smaller in .... Why
does the moon appear so much bigger when it's on the horizon? .... What Those
Nasty White Chunks That Sometimes Come From Your Throat ...