Caption: Mirage at sunrise, causing the Sun to appear flattened and layered when it's low in the sky. This occurs as its light passes through layers of air of different temperatures, and thus densities, which refract its light by different amounts.

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Keywords: dawn, distance, distorted, distortion, effect, glowing, heat, horizon, hot, illusion, morning, optical phenomenon, optics, physical, physics, refracted, refraction, refractive, setting, shimmering, sun, sunrise

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Sunrise mirage

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