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December 17, 2014

Homework Help: science

Posted by David on Monday, April 16, 2007 at 9:01pm.

Put a pencil straight down into a glass of water. Notice whether the pencil looks bent. Now tilt the pencil and note how its apparent bending changes. How does this illustrate why light from objects near the horizon is refracted more strongly?

Is the atmosphere thicker looking toward the horizon than upwards?

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