Caption: Sunset mirage. This disruption of the appearance of the Sun's disc is caused by its light passing through layers of air of different temperatures, and hence densities, which refract its light by different amounts.

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Keywords: distance, distorted, distortion, dusk, evening, glowing, heat, horizon, hot, illusion, optical phenomenon, optics, physical, physics, refracted, refraction, refractive, setting, shimmering, sun, sunset

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Sunset mirage

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