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NASA says its photo of a ‘rainbow’ on Mars is actually a lens flare – sorry – Business Insider Australia

The account for NASA’s Perseverance rover tweeted the explanation on Tuesday and said many people had asked whether the photo showed a rainbow.

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  • NASA shared a photo from Mars that appears to show a rainbow on the red planet.
  • But NASA said it’s actually just the result of lens flare.
  • “Rainbows aren’t possible here,” it added.
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NASA released a photo of what looks like a rainbow on Mars – but said it actually just shows a lens flare.
“Many have asked: Is that a rainbow on Mars?” the Twitter account of NASA’s Perseverance rover tweeted on Tuesday.
And it gave an answer: “No.”
“Rainbows aren’t possible…

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