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    Re: Fata Morgan images set me thinking
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2017 Apr 20, 12:24 -0400
    I've seen the floating islands, where the refraction was so great, the base of the island was above the horizon.  

    That condition was noticed at Orient Point, wherein I was measuring the dip.  The Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean will often have two different water temperatures, and oddball atmospheric conditions, which produce the abnormal refraction.

    Never a full degree however.


    On Apr 20, 2017 12:19 PM, "Örjan Sandström" <NoReply_Sandstrom@fer3.com> wrote:

    Yeah, I have seen some weird things over sea ice, interesting refraction, "ice waves" on horizon and so on but rarely more than 6-7' or so.
    Once I saw what to naked eye was two horizons, with binoculars I saw fogbank behind true horizon

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