Give causes and consequences of atmospheric refraction.
Asked by KSHITIJ PAL | 26th Dec, 2013, 10:07: AM
The cause of atmospheric refraction is the variation in optical densities of different layers of the atmosphere.
Some consequences of atmospheric refraction are:
1. Twinkling of stars.
2. The stars seem higher than they actually are.
3. Advance sunrise and delayed sunset.
Answered by | 26th Dec, 2013, 11:00: AM
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