What is a Moonbow?

  1. bankscottage profile image96
    bankscottageposted 6 years ago

    What is a Moonbow?

    We know the sun rises and sets as does the moon.  There are rainbows, but does anyone know what a moonbow is?  Do you know where you can see one?

  2. unvrso profile image91
    unvrsoposted 6 years ago

    A moonbow (lunar rainbow) forms when the light reflected off the surface of the Moon is diffracted when interacting with water droplets suspended in a rain cloud or the mist of a waterfall. Unlike the colorful rainbows produced by the sun´s light, moonbows are created by the sun´s light that is reflected off the surface of the moon. You can see a moonbow on clear full moon night close to the banks of a waterfall or through the mist of a light rainy night. Read; "http://unvrso.hubpages.com/hub/How-a-Moonbow-is-formed"