Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 26 - Think and Explain: 71

Answer

The blind spot is located on the side of the fovea that is closer to your nose.

Work Step by Step

See diagram. Using the right eye, and looking straight ahead, an object to the right of the center falls on the blind spot. The light from this object hits the retina at a spot that is closer to the nose than the fovea.
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