Just 12 people have walked on the Moon and they'll know better than anyone just how big (or small) the place is. But we can make some comparisons with things on Earth to get a measure of the Moon.
The Moon has gravity of its own, which pulls the oceans (and us) towards it.
The 'illumination hypothesis' – suggests that criminals like enough light to ply their trade, but not so much as to increase their chance of apprehension.
A bunch of uncommon things all happening at the same time mean this full moon will have some special attributes.
Full moons are good reason to look up – and the one on Nov. 14 is no exception. But here’s why you likely won’t see something shockingly different from other full moons you've observed over the years.