The Sun Rises, and Also Rises, and Rises Again

Here is an intriguing photo at Astronomy Picture of the Day that purports to be a “true” optical illusion of 3 concurrent images of the sun rising over Gdansk Bay in Poland. I don’t know enough to determine if this was photoshopped or not. Check it out.
triplesunrise_diacon

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One Response to The Sun Rises, and Also Rises, and Rises Again

  1. mutecypher says:

    An interesting discussion of what this could be in the comments over at APOD. Several suggestions that it was caused by viewing through a glazed window.

    http://bb.nightskylive.net/asterisk/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=17170

    Scroll down to see photos of a beautiful astronomical clock in Gdansk.

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