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Friday, December 9, 2016

Flat Earth Follies: The Sun Gets Smaller As It Sets

Flat Earth Claim


The Sun Gets Smaller As It Sets

The Facts


No, all you have done is allowed your camera sensor to be overwhelmed and as the Sun (or Moon) gets closer to the horizon it is going through much more atmosphere which filters out more and more of the light, so the exposure becomes closer to correct and the bright object appears closer to actual size.

I took the following two pictures with my iPhone at the same time, when the moon was well in the sky.

Moon closer to proper exposure:


Moon overexposed, taken about the same time - just wrong exposure.


The moon didn't get bigger in the few seconds between the images.

Here is a random pic I took of the moon on my iPhone on a completely different day, properly exposed & through binoculars.  Hi Moon.


And here is a streetlamp magically getting closer and closer and closer - according to Flat Earthers.




So no, when properly exposed the Sun doesn't change size - thousands of people have verified this. You are cherry-picking your data and ignoring the obvious and well-known explanation. By making such a blatantly false statements you make yourself look disingenuous.

Sunset Timelapse - By Odd Høydalsvik, Bergen, Norway




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