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ERIC Number: EJ226320
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
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The Amateur Scientist.
Walker, Jearl
Scientific American, v242 n6 p174-84 Jun 1980
Provides information regarding the extra bands of color, termed supernumerary arcs, that sometimes accompany a natural rainbow. Several experiments are described that elucidate the phenomenon of supernumerary arcs, involving the illumination of a hanging water droplet with white light from a projector or monochromatic light from a helium-neon laser. (CS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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