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Confusion in the secondary refrac. of light

  1. Aug 4, 2007 #1
    what really happens in the secondary refraction of light in a rainbow when it occurs ?
    Do red and violet stil refract at an angle of 42 and 40 ?
     
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  3. Aug 4, 2007 #2

    Doc Al

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    If you mean the secondary rainbow (not refraction), then no, the angles are different.
     
  4. Aug 4, 2007 #3
    sry, i meant the about the double refraction in a secondary raibow.And do tell me what the change in angles are.
     
  5. Aug 5, 2007 #4

    Doc Al

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    Just click the hyperlink in my last post to get the angles of the secondary rainbow.
     
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