What If It Rains

What if, despite your best efforts to pick the best location from which to observe an eclipse, it rains? Well, look on the bright side. A gentle sprinkle of rain will not stop all the sunlight getting to you. The clouds will just impede your direct view and the light of corona, chromosphere, and prominences may trickle through.

But what sort of light is that? Well, it's pink. That is, if the pluvial conditions are such that a rainbow is produced, then that rainbow will look very different from the norm. A red arc will dominate that rainbow, with little intensity in the other parts of the spectrum. Such a thing has been seen in recent decades, during an eclipse in Colombia. If all else fails one could console oneself with the knowledge that few people have ever witnessed a pink rainbow. Make sure you get a photograph.

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