PhysicsLAB NextTime Question
General Relativity

If the sun passes between the earth and a pair of stars as shown, and the moon passes in front of the sun and totally eclipses it so the stars are visible, then according to general relativity, the stars will appear to be slightly
 
        a) closer together
        b) farther apart
        c) distorted but not closer or farther apart

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