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#1988093 - 03/24/15 06:25 PM Rainbow
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Someone posed the question, how often do you get to see a Rainbow when there was one present in Johnson County, Kansas at 6:00pm?

Q. How is a rainbow formed?

A. You need a few things to see a rainbow. The main things are rain, you need that rain to be illuminated by bright sunshine, and the rain must be in the right position relative to you. A primary rainbow is always somewhere on an arc 42 degrees around the shadow of your head (called the anti solar point). So the brightly illuminated rain must be in this direction away from you to see a rainbow. For a secondary bow it is 51 degrees around the shadow of your head.

Q. Can you stand at the end of rainbow?

A. A rainbow is not a physical thing by itself. When you see a rainbow you are looking at sunlight that has been reflected and refracted by raindrops. A rainbow caused by rain can get very close. As I say in the question above, the rainbow is as far away as the raindrops. The rain get fairly close but usually the cloud that is producing the rain will block the sun, or the rain itself will, and the rainbow will go away. So you can't really stand at the end of a rainbow.

You don't have to feel like a waste of space
You're original, cannot be replaced
If you only knew what the future holds
After a hurricane comes a rainbow
Maybe your reason why all the doors are closed
So you can open one that leads you to the perfect road
Like a lightning bolt, your heart will blow
And when it's time, you'll know


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#1988718 - 04/03/15 09:52 AM Re: Rainbow [Re: Maximus]
Maximus Offline
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Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
It hailed today in Kansas right before Easter. I thought it was very timing and interesting.


"Thank you God"

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#1988769 - 04/03/15 07:02 PM Re: Rainbow [Re: Maximus]
Maximus Offline
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Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
Originally Posted By: Maximus
It hailed today in Kansas right before Easter. I thought it was very timing and interesting.


"Thank you God"

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#1988771 - 04/03/15 07:17 PM Re: Rainbow [Re: Maximus]
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Registered: 10/30/12
Loc: Trance Land
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