Rainbows of Multiple Orders
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This Demonstration shows the position and colors for the first 10 orders of rainbows formed by the reflection and refraction of the Sun's rays in drops of water.[more]
The primary rainbow is at 42°, the secondary rainbow at 52° and the tertiary rainbow at 41°, all with respect to the Sun's direction.[less]
Contributed by: Volodymyr Holovatsky and Elizabeth Orynchuk (August 2022)
(Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine, and Vyzhnytsia Gymnasium, Ukraine)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
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