Shimmering Stars and Planets
Name: jordan i grossman
Date: 1993 - 1999
I heard that planets don't shimmer in the sky like stars do. Is that true?
And if so, why?
This is question # 5.102 in the book "The Flying Circus of Physics
With Answers" by Jearl Walker (John Wiley, ISBN 0-471-02984-X). Enjoy!
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