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Posts tagged Harvest Moon

October 21, 2011

 

Large, full moon in black sky

That Big, Low-hanging Moon

That low-hanging moon looks like you can reach out and touch it, but it is actually further away than when it is at the sky's zenith, where it looks smaller!

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!

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