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Old 09-10-2012, 08:32 AM   #19
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The worst for me is twilight after sunset, when the lights are on but there is also some lingering natural light. There is about a 30 min period where I really struggle seeing the ball.
OP, this isn't your imagination. Dusk is the period when neither the rods or cones in your eyes are working 100%.

Dusk is the toughest time for anyone. Aerospace physiologists make it a point to educate this point to pilots.

Probably way too much info but here you go.

http://www.aoa.org/x5352.xml

Read the part about Mesopic Vision
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