Re: Another "Anomaly" Explained

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Mon Feb 19 2001 - 15:47:45 MST

Yup. One can see this effect using one's own eye to look through a rifle
scope, too.

Also, it's possible to have a configuration in bright sun where light
reflects off of the side(s) some types of fiduciary marks/crosshairs, in
which case they will appear white or whiter-than-white instead of black.

Ian Goddard wrote:
> Sunlit white objects are reflecting so much light the
> light overpowers and over-exposes the hair-thin black
> crosshairs, so the crosshair then disappears over the
> white object and the resulting impression/illusion is
> that the sunlit white object is over the cross hair.

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