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Unread 01-14-2004, 01:47 AM
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mirage off winter snow

Seems to me that sometimes mirage off snow on bright days can be worst than summer mirage.
Anyone else notice this, or am I just slowly freezing to death when I am out there and start seeing things.

Paul
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    Unread 01-14-2004, 10:55 AM
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    Re: mirage off winter snow

    Snow and other white objects reflect light and heat. On a sunny day this may happen. Its not your imagination. Use it to your advantage for detecting wind direction and speed for greater shooting ability.
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    Re: mirage off winter snow

    I saw the same thing a few days ago when it was -20, I thought i was going blind, it got so bad sometimes that i couldn't see my bullet holes at 100yards
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