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screwtape

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You know, I'll bet that's why the moon (and sun) appear so much larger when they're near the horizon - because the light is being spread out by the atmosphere then.  I never could quite figure that out.

Optical illusion.
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2005/20jun_moonillusion/

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inveni0 Another common misconception corrected! September 21, 2012, 08:32:26 AM