Who among us does not know that a rainbow is a heavenly arc consisting
usually of seven colors. But the American – a resident of Dover
from the state of Pennsylvania – captured in the picture quite unusual
a rainbow that was almost vertical and had one color –
red. How could this happen, ask a woman, laying out his
photos on the Internet?
There is nothing mysterious, experts explain, though,
Of course, to see and photograph such a rainbow is a great success. Purely
it looks red because all the other colors of this heavenly
the arcs are scattered by dust particles and air molecules hanging in the path
the rays of the already setting sun (at that moment practically
on the horizon). As is well known, sunset rays for the same reason.
seem to us red because they go a long way in
atmosphere, and the long-wave red color in this case is the most
However, experts say, and the red rays can
form only a rainbow arc, not a straight sky path. AT
in this case, it looks straight and vertical only due to
clouds, which virtually cover the entire review, leaving the rainbow
a small piece – a piece in a flat strip.