Image reflected from cone interior with r=h

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Consider a cone's surface with its vertex subtending a right angle and its base removed. If its interior were silvered, how would an observer on the axis of symmetry appear in its reflection?
 

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Consider a cone's surface with its vertex subtending a right angle and its base removed. If its interior were silvered, how would an observer on the axis of symmetry appear in its reflection?
Hi Loren Booda! :smile:

Hint: try it for two planes at 90º first.
 
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Hi Loren Booda! :smile:

Hint: try it for two planes at 90º first.
Hi back at ya!

Th vanity mirror is where I got the reflective cone idea in the first place, but - regarding images - am unable to extend the former situation to that of the latter.
 

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