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Posts tagged full moon

October 17, 2011

 

Orange full moon behind a tree branch

That Spooky Orange Glow

Why is the moon sometimes orange or red? Why is the sky blue? These questions are closely related!

October 14, 2011

 

Harvest Moon rising from threes

The Science Of The Harvest Moon

Why is that autumn moon so bright? The Earth isn't receiving anymore light than usual, the timing is just different!

July 17, 2007

 

Moon with cloud during the day

Werewolves, Relax

A full moon will never be seen during the middle of the day. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 3, 2005

 

The moon shines over a brightly lit city

Moon Tanning?

Can spending enough time under a very bright moon get you tan?

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