This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: c) A secondary rainbow is created when the light is reflected twice before emerging from a raindrop. The reflection causes this rainbow to be less bright than the primary rainbow. d) Halos are an optical phenomenon produced by ice crystals creating colored or white arcs and spots in the sky. A glory is created when a cloud backscatters light. The glory can only be seen when the observer is directly between the sun and cloud refracting water droplets. A heiligenschein is created from dewy grass as dew droplets act as lenses that focus the light on the surface beneath them. These illusions look like a halo being viewable on an individuals shadow. 4. a) Stable b) Stable c) Neutral d) Unstable...
View Full Document
- Fall '08