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    Re: (Fwd) The Most Anomalous Refraction Yet or What ?
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2009 Aug 5, 09:14 -0500

    I  would say that the picture is a fake of some kind, because the sun
    exhibits no refractive "squash".
    Ken Gebhart
    On Aug 4, 2009, at 10:23 AM, FJones wrote:
    > My sincerest apologies to the Navlist group.  I became distracted
    > and forgot to give you the 'rest of the story'.  Please
    > take a look at the following URL for details, < antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap090804.html>>.  This is definitely
    > not from the rather common sun-dog phenomena we may see several
    > times annually.  There appear to be the normal
    > vertical component and goofy, multiple horizontal components as well.
    > I thank George H. for keeping me on the straight.
    > Frank J.
    > Rochester, NY
    > ------- Forwarded message follows -------
    > From:           	FJones 
    > To:             	navList 
    > Subject:        	The Most Anomalous Refraction Yet  or What ?
    > Date sent:      	Tue, 04 Aug 2009 09:25:59 -0400
    > Some of you will certainly find this three sun photograph interesting.
    > Anyone want to describe the atmospheric model
    > for this and share it with the world?  How trustworthy would this
    > situation be for an amplitude measurement?
    > Regards,
    > Frank J.
    > Rochester, NY
    > ------- End of forwarded message -------
    > >
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