Sunday, April 22, 2012

HAPPY SUNDAY - #14 and a double Rainbow for YOU!

A beautiful double rainbow over our house in Florida 04-20-2012

Have you ever seen a double rainbow? I had the great chance to photograph one on this Friday. I never have seen in my life such a beautiful and double rainbow like this one! I made my wish.... :-)

A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that causes a spectrum of light to appear in the sky when the Sun shines on to droplets of moisture in the Earth's atmosphere. It takes the form of a multicolored arc. Rainbows caused by sunlight always appear in the section of sky directly opposite the sun.

In a "primary rainbow", the arc shows red on the outer part, and violet on the inner side. This rainbow is caused by light being refracted while entering a droplet of water, then reflected inside on the back of the droplet and refracted again when leaving it.

In a double rainbow, a second arc is seen outside the primary arc, and has the order of its colors reversed, red facing toward the other one, in both rainbows. This second rainbow is caused by light reflecting twice inside water droplets. (Text Wikipedia)

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A Lady's Life said...

Rainbows always make me feel lucky.
Like everything is going to be ok.
Guess I believe in the luck of the Irish and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow lol
It's the same kind of feeling.

S-V-H said...

Thank you for this kind and interesting comment - a furthermore much of luck to you and many, many Rainbows, Lady!

Have a nice Sunday too! :-)


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