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What is Moonbow? How is it different from rainbow?

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posted Sep 18, 2017 by Willow Wilson

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A moonbow is a rainbow produced by moonlight rather than sunlight. Other than the difference in light source, its formation is exactly the same as for a solar rainbow: It is caused by the refraction of light in many water droplets, such as a rain shower or a waterfall, and is always positioned in the opposite part of the sky from the moon relative to the observer.

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answer Sep 20, 2017 by Azhar Keer
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A rainbow is caused by sunlight scattering through water vapour. A moonbow is formed by the same phenomenon - the only difference is that the light is moonlight and not sunlight. So, this has a lot lesser intensity than the rainbow.

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answer Sep 20, 2017 by Anirudha Sarkar
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