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pls describe why the at sunrise and sunset we see the sun 2 min before and 2 min after then actually it is?

pls describe why the at sunrise and sunset we see the sun 2 min before and 2 min after then actually it is?
 

Grade:12

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Pankaj
askIITians Faculty 131 Points
7 years ago
Hello Student
This happens due to refraction of light coming from the sun in atmosphere before it reaches to the earth surface.

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