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Rainbow

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Rainbow: Optical Phenomenon, time-lapse in wide angle

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Fire Rainbow Cloud WOW! Rare Weather Phenomenon over Rybnik/Poland

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Glory Rainbow Ring around the Plane's Shadow on a Cloud (optical phenomenon)

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TOP 17 Rare and fascinating optical phenomena occurring in Nature

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Amazing Glory Around Aircraft Shadow. A Rare Optical Phenomenon!

A rainbow is a meteorological phenomenon that is caused by reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes the form of a multicoloured circular arc. Rainbows caused by sunlight always appear in the section of sky directly opposite the sun.
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  • Number of colours in spectrum or rainbow 

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