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.
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 […].”