Incredible cloud “Fire Rainbow” appears on South Florida

09 Aug

The so-called “fire rainbow” nor fire nor rainbow, but it sure is impressive.

They are technically known as iridescent clouds , a relatively uncommon caused by clouds of water droplets of nearly uniform size, according to a NASA statement. These clouds diffracted, or bent, the light in a similar manner, which separates the light into different wavelengths or colors.

This makes them similar to the brightness of the colors of the rainbow, which are also formed by diffraction, and also produce an oscillating pattern of colors ranging from blue to green to red to purple and back again to blue again. “

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Posted by on August 9, 2012 in Historical, miracles, Mysterious, Nature


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