Just an eerie circular double rainbow in the sky of the Netherlands

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Can you see a whole circle rainbow?

One was photographed with a drone on September 16, 2015 in the sky of Gorssel, The Netherlands… But it’s a very rare sight.

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This circular double rainbow was taken from a drone by Martijn Harleman on September 16, 2015… Incredibly rare sight.

This picture is a composite of 17 pictures stitched together to capture (almost) the whole phenomenon.

The rare circular rainbow appeared just after a short rainshower, when the sun peeked through. And the full circle showed up slowly.

According to Earthsky, “[…] sky conditions have to be just right for a circular rainbow to form. Even if they are, the bottom part of a full-circle rainbow is usually blocked by your horizon. That’s why we see rainbows not as circles, but as arcs across our sky […].”

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