Optical Deviation of Stars Light by Sun

Authors: Hamid V. Ansari

We consider the sun and its atmosphere as a spherical lens causing deviation of stars light and also decrease of its speed in the lens. Such a lens can probably make a multiple image of a star. It is also shown that the sun, because of its atmosphere, is in fact smaller than what an observer measures. We show that the above-mentioned spherical lens is non-dispersive practically.

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[v1] 10 Aug 2009

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