Root of the rainbow

A rainbow happens when sunlight hits water droplets in the air. Look opposite the sun after or during a rain shower.

Laffen Jensen in Stjørdal, Norway, captured this image on April 27, 2018, and named it Root of the Rainbow. Visit Laffens Astronomiske Opplevelser on Facebook.

View a photo gallery: Rainbows around the world

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Deborah Byrd