Caption: Timelapse footage of a mirage affecting the rising Sun. The Sun's light is passing through layers of air of different temperatures and thus densities, which refract its light in different ways. This leads to the disruption of its image into several stacked planes.

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Keywords: dawn, distance, distorted, distortion, glowing, heat, horizon, hot, illusion, layer, layers, mirage, mirages, morning, optical phenomenon, optics, orange, physical, physics, refracted, refracting, refraction, refractive, rising, shimmering, sun, sunrise

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Sunrise mirage

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Duration: 00:00:22.18

Frame size: 768x576

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 219.7M


Capture format: MiniDV

Frame size: 720x576

Codec: Photo - JPEG

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