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
flagSwitzerland
4%
9%
13%
68%
22
flagthe United Arab Emirates
21%
7%
7%
64%
14
flagSouth Africa
15%
7%
7%
61%
13
flagthe Netherlands
8%
21%
17%
52%
23
flagthe Philippines
14%
20%
17%
47%
34
flagFrance
4%
21%
26%
47%
23
flagGermany
15%
21%
15%
45%
123
flagCanada
20%
28%
5%
45%
35
flagPoland
18%
22%
14%
43%
9293
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
24%
13%
42%
328
flagthe United States
23%
18%
14%
41%
376
flagPakistan
40%
15%
5%
40%
20
flagIndia
24%
21%
15%
38%
245
flagAustralia
22%
32%
6%
38%
31
flagNorway
16%
32%
12%
38%
31
flagSpain
23%
38%
7%
30%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
38%
23%
9%
28%
21
flagUnknown
19%
27%
25%
27%
510
flagSweden
13%
40%
20%
26%
15

Gender

men38%
women44%
the Sun
16%
18%
the Moon
26%
23%
both are identical
18%
13%
sometimes the Moon, sometimes the Sun
38%
45%

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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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