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Huge Moon Tonight (News) June 18, 2008

Posted by Nick Azer in Current News.

If you want to see Mare Tranquillitatis and the other features of the moon in their full glory with ye old naked eye, tonight is the night.

With the summer solstice coming along, this particular horizon-hugging full moon appears unusually large; this is referreed to rather simply as the “Moon Illusion“.

For the time of your own local Moonrise, hit up this link. Fun fact: apparently, the moon’s never actually full, but hey, it’s full enough for me.


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