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Why is rainbow shaped like an arc?

If we draw rays of sunlight that reflect at 42 degrees into your eyes, they will look like they form a circle in the sky. The shape of the rainbow is determined by the reflection and the refraction. Circular rainbows can be seen from the air.

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