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Originally posted by Kharron
Originally posted by Biigs
wow nice find, for faster ref i croped the good bits out, i got 4 clear shots into a quick pic
EDIT: sorry i will restich another and replace this, i will keep the horizons aligned accross the 4 pics.edit on 7-6-2011 by Biigs because: added edit textedit on 7-6-2011 by Biigs because: changed pic
Interesting but just doesn't look right. Wouldn't the reflection of the object in the water be closer to the horizon?
If the smaller light source is on the lower right of the sun in the sky, then it should reflect and be positioned on the upper right of the sun in the water. The closer it is to the horizon on one side, the closer it will be on the other side. Make sense?
It looks real enough, but it seems the basic principles of physics were forgotten while they were making this video. Then again, who knows what it is.
Originally posted by navy_vet_stg3
If the object is on the bottom right side of the sun, the reflection should be on the top right side of the sun's reflection. This "reflection" is on the bottom right side. I don't think it's a "reflection" of that "object" (lens flare). It's merely an optical illusion.
Originally posted by SpencerGR
This assumes the sun and the object are both behind the horizon. If the object is in front of the horizon it's reflection may appear lower, as shown here.
Originally posted by hdutton
Every time I see one of these videos or a picture of the "second sun", I take my welding hood outside and look at the sun for myself.
Each time I do this I can't help but wonder why the "second sun" shows up on the web but not through my hood.
I live in the Southeastern U S and it has been clear here for the past several days, so visibility has been good.
I am not saying anything about editing or faking. I am just suggesting someone else look at the sun as I have and either confirm or deny what I am seeing.