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To: jellybean

Probably means there were two patchs of cellular rain, concentrated in a small radius of about a kilometer. Rainbows appear when sunlight is scattered from rain drops or drops of water, like near a waterfall. Since rain absorbs light, they are generally only visible from out side the rain patch. It is pretty common to see completely circular rainbows when flying over rain clouds. You will generally only see a rainbow when the sun is at your back and the rain storm is in front of you, will little or no intervening rain.


28 posted on 07/13/2010 6:10:32 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The naked casuistry of the high priests of Warmism would make a Jesuit blush.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
You didn't watch the video, did you?
31 posted on 07/13/2010 6:12:44 AM PDT by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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