A full double rainbow spotted in Ballard (PHOTOS)

Apr 30 2020, 10:55 am

A mix of sun and rain throughout the day yesterday provided Seattle residents with the opportunity to catch a few rainbows.

Reddit user findingmybeach9 was lucky enough to find two complete rainbows, one above the other.

Double Rainbow ballard

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Rainbows are created when light is reflected and refracted when it enters through raindrops.

Double rainbows occur when this reflection and refraction process is repeated twice inside a raindrop. Compared to the primary rainbow, double rainbows generally appear dimmer and the colors are reversed.

Here are some other gorgeous rainbow sightings that Seattleites have captured recently:

 

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