In this case the images are erect, the total reflection being from warm, still layers of air over colder layers near the water.
The total reflection of the light from these causes the star.
The common reflection and the total reflection of a beam of radiant heat may be simultaneously demonstrated.
He further carefully examined the phenomenon of total reflection, and described an interesting experiment connected with it.
The object in view is the securing of total reflection of as much light as possible from the flat polished back of the stone.
See Art. 398 for a description of the Zeiss binocular field-glass for an example of this use of total reflection.