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The sun looks oval in shape whenit is far away form the horixon A lemon kept in water in a glass tumbler appears to be bigger than the actual size,when viewed from the sides.Explain

Asked by 24th February 2013, 11:25 PM
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Answer:
For the Sun far away in horizon, appears ovel because of the total internal reflection of the light rays coming form it.
They suffer bending causes this abbreation.
Whereas a lemon, in a glass of water looks bigger because it undergoes magnification by the lens formed due to the refractionof light by the water.
Answered by Expert 25th February 2013, 4:07 PM
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