Bubbles and the sun

One thing that I always notice but that is really difficult to take pictures of: How bubbles on a water surface focus the light into little stars on the ground. See?


Can you see which bubble corresponds to which star?

Almost as exciting as this:

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Remember this, Anna? :-)

2 thoughts on “Bubbles and the sun

  1. Vadim

    I was searching the web for some explanation of the star bubble refraction phenomenon and found nothing but your blog. Do you have a theory for what’s happening? Looks like some weird coma-like aberration.


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