Mirages: Inferior and Superior

How we can see over the horizon

The two links here are almost identical. They discribe the same phenomena as seen from two different places:

For Australian readers ....     Seeing Melbourne from Rye

For UK readers ......          Seeing the Isle of Man from Knott End



But what about the Moon Illusion?

The Moon Illusion is NOT a mirage it is a perceptual phenomena

The read about this and other astronomical things goto The Sky at Rye



These web pages have been written by Tony Heyes
of Perceptual Alternatives  using     Arachnophilia.
and   IrfanView.
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