One of the meanings of perception is to understand sensory information. One cannot always rely on his senses because they may be puzzling. If you trust your eyes then the radius of sun has to be equal to that of the ordinary saucer which is not the case.
The point I wish to make is, these thoughts are my personal opinions and they reflect my limitations too. They are written in the manner informal discussions.
If you are interested in reading the opinions of an ordinary person through his simple perception, this can be one of the places and you are most welcome!