Parallax View

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Parallax

Parallax causes the reflection of the sun in the water to appear directly behind the street light, even though it appears much higher than the light in the sky. The location of the virtual image is below the surface of the water and thus simultaneously offers a different vantage point of the street light, which appears to be shifted relative to the stationary, background sun.

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    garbledxmission

    Damn, Nyokki you post the most fun sciency stuff! You are the cat’s meow bebe!

    Awesome1

    i concur, u are refreshing

    natedog

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    Awesome1

    whitest rap eva

    dub_1211

    your mom goes to parallax.

    katamari88

    this is cleary mindfuck aimed to frusterate those who would actual sit here and try and understand what the fuck parallax is.

    clearly intellectual trolling.

    katamari88

    wait actually, this is legit:
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallax

    natedog

    @Dyna-Mole: that’s the fugees, n­igger

    MrDooves

    all paralax really means, is looking at the same thing from 2 different angles. The reflexion on the water represents a different angle than the placement of the camera. The human eyes use paralax to determine depth. When you watch a good 3d movie, they use paralax lenses to create the 3d effect. Science is fun, and knowledge is power.