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Color Flag

Caption: This is a rainbow pattern as seen under a long-linear, fluorescent light source common for commercial interiors (top). And, the same rainbow pattern as it appears under a non-commercial, fluorescent light source (bottom). The color differences result from the use of different phosphors in the lights glass tubing.

Credit: Patrick Mansell

Usage Restrictions: Non commercial use only

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