Tuesday , July 27 2021

Rainbow inverted on the Zbylitowska mountain. "I called my wife, I found on the Internet what it is"


We received photos of the perimeter arch in contact 24 of journalist 24 on Nick Syl. A resident of Zbylitowska Góra emphasized that he had seen a phenomenon for the first time. "Before seeing it, it probably took a while. I called my wife and checked for the internet what she was. She also took some pictures with her cell phone," – she wrote.

An extremely rare phenomenon

The arc of the roundabout is a rare optical phenomenon of the type of halo. It is formed in the atmosphere after the collapse of sunlight on small ice crystals in the form of hexagonal plates.

Light rays break into a large angle (almost 90 degrees), which makes the colors of the rainbow separate especially. Thanks to this, the rainbow invested has lighter colors than traditional ones.

To create this phenomenon it is necessary to set the sun correctly; It can not exceed 32.5 degrees above the horizon. The most beautiful arches form when the sun is between 15 and 20 degrees above the horizon.

It lasted about 15 minutes

The author described that the rainbow made a great impression on him.

"I did not expect it, you can not see it in the images, but it was very bright and even so the colors were perfectly visible." The first rainbow was a normal bow like rain, but at one point it seemed much more central in the sky. In total, it was from that moment (from 13.50 to 14.15) on three rainbows, the fact that this was the largest , if it gradually disappeared, then I did not see it anymore, it lasted about 15 minutes "- informed the author of the images.

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