Tuesday, October 23, 2007

It's too bad the Moon is at the same distance each month

If the moon was the same distance (at new Moon time ) each month and traveled in the same area, we would have total solar eclipses each month. But since the Moon traveles differently we experience a total solar eclipse only rarely. In example of how this works is this months Full moon.
BIG FULL MOON: This week's full Moon is the biggest full Moon of 2007. It's no illusion. Some full Moons are genuinely larger than others and Thursday night's will be a whopper. Why? Read the answer below.

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