The Moon Terminator Illusion

June 7, 2015 31 Views


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Sources and sites to learn more below!!!

dolly zoom effect: http://filmmakeriq.com/lessons/introduction-to-the-dolly-zoom/

visual angle:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angular_diameter
https://xkcd.com/1276/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_angle
http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/A/Angular+Diameter

great visual angle / angular diameter chart: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f8/Comparison_angular_diameter_solar_system.svg

moon terminator illusion resources:

rogers and olga naumenko (2014): http://www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi?id=v1410275
moon tile illusion [PDF]: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~amyers/MoonPaper20June.pdf
http://www.upenn.edu/emeritus/essays/MyersMoon.html
http://www.astropix.com/HTML/L_STORY/MOONILL.HTM
http://cosmoquest.org/forum/showthread.php?39035-Why-does-the-moon-s-terminator-not-appear-orthogonal-to-the-direction-of-the-sun

the (more famous) moon illusion:

http://mrflip.com/teach/lessons/moonsize/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_illusion

cylindrical perspective animation: http://chrisjones.id.au/MoonIllusion/

graphical perspective:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perspective_(graphical)
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optics of perspective:

http://www.joshuanava.biz/perspective/introduction-1.html
http://design.tutsplus.com/articles/live-perspective-a-new-approach-to-depth-in-drawing–cms-22100
http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/perspect1.html
http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/rbf/CVonline/LOCAL_COPIES/OWENS/LECT1/node2.html

keystone effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keystone_effect

subjective constancy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subjective_constancy

crepuscular rays:

http://www.badastronomy.com/mad/2000/sunbeams.html
http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/opt/air/crp.rxml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crepuscular_rays#/media/File:Crepuscular_Rays,_India.JPG

lunar phase interactive: http://astro.unl.edu/naap/lps/animations/moonPhasesHorizonDiagram.html

parallax: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallax#/media/File:Parallax.gif

car illusion: http://www.moillusions.com/these-3-cars-are-same-in-size/

star field illusion: https://richardwiseman.wordpress.com/2011/09/08/most-amazing-illusion-ever/

hallway illusion: http://i.imgur.com/ty6PM.gif

Euclid’s Optics: [PDF] http://www.math.cornell.edu/~web1600/Terrell_OpticsOfEuclid.pdf

art resources:

http://www.nettonet.org/Nettonet/101%20Painting/Studies/perspectivism.htm
http://netfuture.org/fdnc/ch22.html

Why are medieval paintings so…. crappy? from AskHistorians

Why did ancient civilizations never produce any realistic art? from AskHistorians

Why did realistic art only take off in the West? from AskHistorians

Why was human anatomy poorly drawn in ancient works of art? from AskHistorians

Why couldn’t people draw realistically in the ancient world or the medieval? from AskHistorians

Why aren’t ancient/medieval paintings three dimensional or photorealistic? from AskHistorians


http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0049786

Did artistic sense evolve in humans? from askscience


http://www.zoharworks.com/artandoptics/papers/tyler_fs.html

other geometric illusions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometrical-optical_illusions

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