NASA says its photo of a 'rainbow' on Mars is actually a lens flare " sorry

Published Apr 07 2021 at 9:38 AM GMT
  • 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 here," it continued.
  • "Rainbows are created by light reflected off of round water droplets, but there isn't enough water here to condense, and it's too cold for liquid water in the atmosphere.


  • Published Apr 7, 2021 9:38 AM GMT