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the extent of one's perception, understanding, knowledge, or vision

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the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet

the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated

a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land

the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth

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Armed with a better understanding of distance illusions, visual autokinesis, false horizon cues, black hole effects, vection illusions, and runway illusions, as well as having an improved awareness of how the human visual system can be deceived, pilots can decrease their vulnerability to mishaps.
The dark road, in the absence of other visual cues, provided a false horizon, giving the impression of an inaccurate flight altitude and attitude.
Not the Right Horizon I was disoriented by the false horizon promoted by the band of moisture around the edge of the windscreen.
Most important, though, is what happens when inadvertently flying into a cloud, when uneven terrain presents a false horizon or when your view of the natural horizon is blocked.