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Corsica!

Winter is back, and with winter, sunrises! ( remember)

 

This one has a special bonus: on the right side of the sea, behind the tree, you can see Corsica.

A few times per year, it is possible to see the island from the coast, though it is more than 300km away. Because of the curve of the planet surface, it shouldn't be possible to see it from that distance. But when the sky conditions are gathered, the rising sun lights the island from the back and the light rays are deviated to follow the surface of the Earth.

I thought it was when the sky is very clear, but obviously this is a counter-example...

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Taken on December 9, 2008