Why Do Rainbows Occur?

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Rainbows occurs as an effect of sunlight rays passing through rain droplets. It is a prism effect that leads to white lights being dispersed to a spectrum of the seven colours. The rainbow usually appears at the opposite side of the sun.
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The water droplets gets hit with the sunshine and then water droplets turn different colors. Like if yo hold your thum to your hose it creates the rainbow.
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Rainbows occur when light passes through the tiny droplets of water in the atmosphere. The light reflects off the opposite sides of the droplets and bounces back to the entry side. The angle at which it bounces back determines what color it will be in the rainbow. You can find more information here: http://www.wisegeek.com/why-do-rainbows-form.htm
Rainbows appear when rain drops reflect sunlight, which breaks white sunlight into colors. To see a rainbow, you must have your back to the sun and rain must be falling in some part of the sky. You can find more information here: http://sci.odu.edu/sci/Scire/05Edition/rainbow.html
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