The Optical Illusion of Mini Clay Targets

Mini clay targets, often used in sporting clays, may seem like simple objects to the naked eye. However, upon closer inspection, one can’t help but notice the optical illusion that these small targets create. Understanding the science behind this illusion can provide insights into our perception of size and distance, and shed light on how our brains process visual information.

As the name suggests, this is the smallest size used in sporting clays at just 60mm (2ΒΌ inches). These mini targets are very fast off the arm of the machine, but rapidly lose their momentum because of their lighter overall weight.

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