How can we explain the reddish appearance of sun at sunrise or sunset?
Scattering of blue light is more than the scattering of red light
Scattering of red light is more than the scattering of blue light
Intensity of sun reduces during sunrise and sunset
Due to the view angle, it appears blue
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During sunrise or sunset, the light has to pass through greater distance in the atmosphere. The blue light is removed as it gets scattered the most while the red colour is less scattered and reaches the observer. Thus, we find reddish colour of the sun during sunrise or sunset.
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