Why do the moon and the sun look so much bigger near the horizon than they do high up in the sky? I have heard this called the "moon illusion" or the "Problem of Luna Mendex." Is it an illusion of the eye?
I experienced it in Greenland many years ago. Sun and moon were equal. Last Sunday I was out for a ride down Sct. Hans Garden, close to the harbor in Roskilde. It was the blood moon. A beautifully inspired phenomenon