Rainbows of Multiple Orders
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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