Why does the Sun appear reddish early in the morning?

Answers (1)

At sunrise and sunset, the sun is closer to the horizon. The sunlight near the horizon passes through denser layers of the air and covers a larger distance before reaching our eyes. Most of the blue light gets scattered.

The light that reaches our eyes is of longer wavelengths, mainly orange and red. That is why the sun appears red at the sunrise and at the sunset.

Most Viewed Questions

Preparation Products

Knockout JEE Main (Six Month Subscription)

- AI Coach Study Modules, - Unlimited Mock Tests, - Study Improvement Plan.

₹ 9999/- ₹ 8499/-
Buy Now
Knockout JEE Main (Nine Month Subscription)

- AI Coach Study Modules, - Unlimited Mock Tests, - Study Improvement Plan.

₹ 13999/- ₹ 12499/-
Buy Now
Knockout NEET (Six Month Subscription)

- AI Coach Study Modules, - Unlimited Mock Tests, - Study Improvement Plan.

₹ 9999/- ₹ 8499/-
Buy Now
Knockout NEET (Nine Month Subscription)

- AI Coach Study Modules, - Unlimited Mock Tests, - Study Improvement Plan.

₹ 13999/- ₹ 12499/-
Buy Now
Test Series JEE Main 2024

Chapter/Subject/Full Mock Tests for JEE Main, Personalized Performance Report, Weakness Sheet, Complete Answer Key,.

₹ 7999/- ₹ 4999/-
Buy Now
Boost your Preparation for JEE Main with our Foundation Course
 
Exams
Articles
Questions