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This part of the Atmospheric Optics site by Les Cowley provides an image gallery of natural rays and shadows that occur as small particles scatter light in the atmosphere. A variety of images such as distorted suns, cloud shadows, mountain shadows, spreading rays, and more are presented. Along with each photo is an explanation of the related physics.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    NSDL,Interference,Space Science,The Sun,rainbow,Optics,image gallery,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Astronomy,Informal Education,crepuscular,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Diffraction,ice halo,Physics,water droplet,refract,Color,green flash,scatter,Engineering,High School,sunset,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070402190751803T,Geoscience

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    English

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