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It doesn't, just tested.
The best-known version of this illusion is known as the stopped-clock illusion, wherein a subject's first impression of the second-hand movement of an analog clock, subsequent to one's directed attention (i.e. saccade) to the clock, is the perception of a slower-than-normal second-hand movement rate: when first observing the second hand it appears to remain stationary for longer than the subsequent periods between movements
When you first look at a clock with a second hand, why does that first second always take so long to tick?
Probably some sort of optical illusion. An example that's sort of the same is the rising moon. It looks larger when near the horizon than when it's overhead.