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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
Answered by Expert
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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