Understanding full moon

What a great, concise explanation of this phase of the lunar cycle!  It’s almost as if it was written by professional astronomers!  Oh, wait…

via EarthSky:

The moon and sun are on a line, with Earth in between. It’s as though Earth is the fulcrum of a seesaw, and the moon and sun are sitting on either end of the seesaw. Thus as the sun sets in the west, the full moon rises. When the sun is below our feet at midnight, the full moon is highest in the sky. When the sun rises again at dawn, the full moon is setting.

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