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The Magic Light Show


I have a crystal pendant hanging in one window that throws a rainbow out across the room whenever the sunlight strikes it at a certain angle. It is a very pretty effect.

Above is the rainbow it casts on a coffee table.

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Above is a Gallery of the changing rainbow colours as sunlight strikes the crystal.


As I have said in a previous post, Scattering Rainbows, you can split white light (sunlight) up into its constituent colours using a glass prism, (or crystal, as here). This was first done by Isaac Newton.



Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Magic Crystal

Magic Crystal

The magic crystal creates its own rainbow.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Walking down the passage in the afternoon I came across this rainbow. Search as I might, I couldn’t find the pot of gold. I think Little Monkey must have eaten it!