Tag Archives: light

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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Scattering Rainbows

Sunlight Rainbow

 

Haiku 62

Prismatic colours

Hidden inside a sunbeam

Scattering rainbows

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Here is proof that white light is made up of all the colours of the rainbow.

When I took a shot facing the early morning sun, my trusty little Canon camera somehow managed to turn┬áthe sun’s rays into this lovely colour spectrum.

You can split white light up into its constituent colours using a glass prism. This was first done by Isaac Newton.