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Rainbows over JP

Strong thunderstorms passed through Jamaica Plain this evening, leaving this wonderful double rainbow in their wake.

Double rainbow

Look closely at the bottom rainbow and you’ll see that some of the colors repeat on the lower end. This makes it a supernumerary rainbow, the physics of which I won’t pretend to understand.

supernumerary rainbow

And, of course, this post is not complete without paying homage to double rainbow guy.

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