can you measure the thickness / width of a rainbow?

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and, are all the sections of different colours of equal width in a rainbow?

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can you measure the thickness / width of a rainbow?
« Reply #1 on: 31/10/2007 08:45:06 »
and, are all the sections of different colours of equal width in a rainbow?
Actually, there are no "sections" but a gradual passage from red to violet.  It's just that we have no proper name for every shade that makes us divide the rainbow in sections.
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