Tag Archives: crystal

The Magic Light Show

Rainbow

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.

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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.

 

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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!