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post #2 of Old 10-19-2001
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green flash

Aledgedly, the green flash is that last tiny bit of the sun seen just before the sun dips over horizon into the sea at sunset. It is a light wave shift due to the passing through the atmosphere that is similar to seeing one edge of a rainbow.

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