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I am wondering whether rainbows are three dimensional, and if so, what determine their depth? How to calculate the depth of a rainbow, given its radius?
From what I understand, all rainbows are circular and their radius are determined by the distance between the observer and the water drops. How can one determine the depth based on this information, assuming the depth is non zero?
Edit: As stated in a comment by Solomon Slow, a rainbow is not really an object. My question still applies, the rays of light that make us see a rainbow are coming from droplets. What is the depth extension of these (real) droplets?