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Using the information given in the preceding question, explain why sunsets are red.

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Using the information given in the preceding question, explain why sunsets are red.

Explanation

If the particles are of very small size even smaller than the wavelength of light will scatter the light. These particles can be gas molecules of gas, cloud ice droplets, dust particles. Moreover, light wave having smaller wavelength are scattered more as compared to wave having larger wavelength in reference with the relation as,

Amount of scattering

  1/λ4

Here λ is the wavelength of the light.

Red has the longest wavelength and lowest frequency and energy

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