angle of refraction

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the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction

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As the angle of incidence increases, the angle of refraction approaches 90[degrees] to the normal.
With the RI of 1.665, the angle of refraction, r, calculated by Snell's Law, is 11.8[degrees].
The deviation corresponds to the difference between the incidence angle and the angle of refraction.
Otherwise, the angle of refraction is quite another story.