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Old 11-07-2016, 07:48 AM   #278 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Janszoon View Post
Sure you can. People have observed ships disappearing over the horizon for centuries. The horizon line we see is created by the fact that the surface of the Earth is curving away from the observer.
that would be detecting the curvature. much different than seeing it.

and just to test your logic about horizons a bit, would the horizon not still exist if the earth were flat? to me the horizon is just where the sky meets the earth.
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