The beach of Búzios, in Rio de Janeiro, had a multicolored evening. The natural event is called 'split sunset', which means 'split sunset'. O phenomenon atmospheric and caused by the shadow of a large cloud below the horizon.

According to our columnist Marcelo Zurita, the sky takes on an orange hue due to the so-called Rayleigh Dispersion.


It scatters the blue component of the Sun's white light as it passes through the atmosphere of the Land. The red light is not scattered.

In this case, a cloud below the horizon partially blocked the passage of orange light and caused this color division in the sky. In Búzios, the division appeared perfectly vertical for a few moments, as if the heaven was split in half.

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