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Rainbow @ McLaren Vale

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by Bettina Buechel (subscribe)
I am a writing Novelist from Austria - - I am living in South Australia since December 2010 and enjoy it a lot. Besides this I look after a small vineyard -
Published October 2nd 2012
A fantastic rainbow over the Willunga Hills in McLaren Vale on one of the first spring days. Never seen such an an optical and perfect phenomenon before!

A rainbow is caused by reflection of light in water droplets in the Earth's atmosphere, resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. The most spectacular rainbow displays happen when half the sky is still dark with raining clouds and the observer is at a spot with clear sky in the direction of the sun. Newton originally (1672) divided the spectrum into five primary colours: red, yellow, green, blue and violet. [Source: Wikipedia]
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Wow, great shot!
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