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This Video Shows Proof That Rainbows Are Full Circles And My Mind Can't Take It

I honestly had no idea.

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In this video captured on top of a crane in St. Petersburg, Russia, you can clearly see that this rainbow is a whole damn circle.

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Rainbows form when white sunlight hits water droplets which act as their own tiny prisms, and the reason we perceive them as a half circle is simply due to the curvature of the Earth. It makes sense, but still this information is blowing my mind.

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