What is larger on the sky: the Moon or the Sun? (by apparent size)

the Sun
the Moon
both are identical
sometimes the Moon, sometimes the Sun
The Moon's orbit is el­lip­ti­cal, and its apparent diameter varies by 10%. This is why both total eclipses (if the Moon is larger) and annular eclipses (if the Sun is larger) happen.

Answers distribution

the Sun
the Moon
both are identical
sometimes the Moon, sometimes the Sun
answers
flagItaly
0%
26%
4%
69%
23
flagthe United Arab Emirates
27%
0%
9%
63%
11
flagUkraine
30%
10%
0%
60%
10
flagthe Netherlands
10%
15%
15%
57%
19
flagLithuania
27%
18%
0%
54%
11
flagthe Philippines
6%
20%
20%
51%
29
flagCanada
20%
26%
5%
47%
34
flagFrance
4%
21%
26%
47%
23
flagGermany
19%
19%
14%
45%
99
flagPoland
18%
22%
13%
44%
7663
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
24%
13%
42%
289
flagthe United States
23%
19%
14%
40%
351
flagNorway
18%
29%
14%
37%
27
flagIndia
25%
25%
12%
36%
180
flagAustralia
21%
31%
10%
36%
19
flagSpain
27%
36%
0%
36%
11
flagPakistan
40%
20%
6%
33%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
20%
10%
30%
20
flagUnknown
20%
27%
28%
22%
211
flagDenmark
27%
45%
18%
9%
11

Gender

men41%
women46%
the Sun
15%
17%
the Moon
25%
23%
both are identical
16%
12%
sometimes the Moon, sometimes the Sun
41%
47%

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What is larger on the sky: the Moon or the Sun? (by apparent size)
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Author: pan Krzyżówka
Illustration: David Blaikie
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