Rainbow Wheel Above Josefov, Czech Republic

October 22, 2020


Photographer: Zdenek Bardon
Summary Authors: Zdenek Bardon; Jim Foster

This photo shows an eye-catching rainbow with anticrepuscular rays as observed near Josefov, in the Czech Republic. Bows such as this are referred to as rainbow wheels because the rays are spoke-like, passing through both the primary and secondary rainbow (barely visible here). The antisolar point is the focus of the rainbow and in addition, is where the rays appear to converge. Photo taken on October 6, 2020, at 14:39 UT.

Photo Details: Camera Apple iPhone XS; Exposure Time 0.0006s (1/1610); Aperture ƒ/1.8; ISO equivalent 25; Focal Length (35mm) 26