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The rainbow in the sky of the city of Tanta in the Gharbia governorates has led to the spread of beautiful pictures of that phenomenon on social networks, to the spread of searches on the Internet about the phenomenon of the rainbow, and Internet users ask a number of questions about the rainbow, including “What is a rainbow? How many colors of the rainbow? What are the colors of the rainbow? Why was the rainbow named so? ».
The rainbow adorned the sky of the city of Tanta in the Gharbia governorate, on Wednesday, in a very clear way to the people, in conjunction with the instability of the weather that the governor of Gharbia is subjected to and the fall of rain on the governorate.
The rainbow is a natural phenomenon that appears during the fall of rain or after its fall in conjunction with the emergence of the sun, and the scientific definition of the rainbow as the refraction or decomposition of sunlight with water, a phenomenon known as “refraction of light.”
The secret of naming the rainbow with this name is that it dates back to pre-Islamic times, where “rainbow” was the weather god for the people of Muzdalifah, and it was believed that he appeared to them himself after the rains.
The rainbow, which is formed in the form of a semicircle, consists of a specified number of colors, which are 7 colors, and those colors, respectively, are «red – orange – yellow – green – blue – dark blue – violet.
A rainbow can also form at night as moonlight is refracted by water droplets during rain, but it is in the form of faint white light that the human eye may not be able to see at night.
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