Change of Moon Height by Season
Date: Fall 2011
Why is/does our moon appear higher on the horizon in thel(our) winter months, than in our summer months?
Good question. However, I do not think it does. There is the Moon
illusion that means that Moon appears larger (not higher) when it is
close to the horizon than when it is high in the sky. Because it
travels along the ecliptic, in the summer months, the full Moon is
much lower in the south, and higher in the North in winter.
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