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.
Some have speculated that there is some effect that causes the atmosphere to
act like a magnifying glass making the moon look bigger. It turns out that any ...
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 ...
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 ... Turns out, you fell for the oldest trick in the book: the Moon Illusion. Look at that
Moon. It looks so big and full. Way bigger than it normally does.
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 ...
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 ...