How is a rainbow formed?


A rainbow it formed when the sun's rays are bent and reflected off of rain. It's arch is actually just a part of a complete circle but our eyes only see the arch because the light from the sun is refracted by droplets at approximately a 42 degree angle. This angle is so large that the rainbow itself appears at the middle point and opposite of the sun.
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1 Additional Answer Answer for: how is a rainbow formed
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