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    Posted on 3 Oct 2014

    This Awe-Inspiring Photo Of A Full Circle Rainbow Will Melt Your Troubles Away

    Somewhere over the rainbow, dreams really do come true.

    This week NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day shared this photo of a full circle rainbow, captured over Cottesloe Beach near Perth, Western Australia.

    The amazing photograph was captured from a helicopter flying between the setting sun and a rain downpour.

    According to NASA, such rainbows are "observer-dependent phenomenon primarily caused by the internal reflection of sunlight by raindrops. The 84-degree diameter rainbow followed the helicopter, intact, for about 5km."

    The photo was taken by Perth-based aerial photographer Colin Leonhardt.

    360 degree circle rainbows are only visible from the air. Below is an almost perfect example of the phenomenon taken at Victoria Falls, Zambia.

    Nicole Cambert / Via

    "Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true." This one's for you Judy.

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