WONDER #1282: What Makes the Moon Look Orange?

Question 1 of 3

The sphere of gases surrounding Earth is called its what?

  1. halo
  2. moonglow
  3. atmosphere
  4. gasosphere

Question 2 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">The Moon is most likely to appear orange when it’s hanging where in the sky?</p>

  1. high
  2. low
  3. middle
  4. directly overhead

Question 3 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">If the particles in the atmosphere scattered longer wavelengths instead of shorter wavelengths, then the Moon might appear what color when it’s close to the horizon?</p>

  1. blue
  2. orange
  3. red
  4. pink

Check your answers online at https://wonderopolis.org/index.php/wonder/what-makes-the-moon-look-orange.