Caption: Timelapse footage of the sun appearing distorted as it rises, due to refraction of light through morning inversion layer. The density of air affects the speed of light through it, causing light to be refracted where the layers meet. Filmed in the USA in autumn.

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Keywords: america, atmosphere, atmospheric aerosols, autumn, autumnal, cirrostratus, clouds, environment, fall, light, meteorology, mirage, mirages, mostly cloudy, physical, physics, pretty colors, refraction, sunrise, timelapse, us, usa, weather

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Distorted rising sun, timelapse

K003/5412 Royalty Free

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Duration: 00:00:21.15

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

Audio: No

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

File size: 537.5M


Capture format: Digital Image Sequence

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

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