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How do two rainbows occur?

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โˆ™ 2011-07-14 00:23:04

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A double rainbow is not unusual but is often too faint to be noticed.

A rainbow is caused by sunlight refracting and reflecting in water droplets. If the light is reflected twice in the droplets, there will be a second rainbow outside the first. It will be fainter and the order of the colors will be reversed.

Whenever you see a rainbow, look carefully to see if there is a second one right above it.

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