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Refraction of light through ice crystals

  1. Nov 18, 2006 #1
    can someone explain to me how sundogs form?
    I know it has to do with refraction of light through ice crystals but i need a good ray diagram explaining this...
     
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  3. Nov 18, 2006 #2

    berkeman

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    A web pointer would help.
     
  4. Nov 19, 2006 #3
    My physics teacher gave us this website. It helped me, maybe it will help you too

    http://www.meteoros.de/indexe.htm
     
  5. Nov 20, 2006 #4

    berkeman

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    I'm going to move this up to the General Physics forum. If nothing else, for the pretty pictures in your link. :smile:
     
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