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Circular Rainbow

Nature volume 6, page 534 | Download Citation



BEING, in company with a friend, Mr. Hall, on the east peak of the Berceau(3,640 ft.) on the 25th inst, a circular rainbow was visible at 2.30 P. M. upon the upper surface of light white clouds that drifted from S. up the rocky valley which was E. of where we stood—though the true wind was W. and moderate. The sky was almost of the richly dark Italian blue, across which a few clouds (cirrus) slowly passed.

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