Atmospheric Refraction

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THE following proposition regarding the effects of refraction may be known, but I do not remember to have seen it stated. It is: “The course of a nearly horizontal ray of light in the lower part of the atmosphere is a circular arc having a radius of 14,900 geographical miles”.

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MALLOCK, A. Atmospheric Refraction. Nature 107, 456–457 (1921). https://doi.org/10.1038/107456c0

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