Scattering affects the color of light coming from the sky, but the details are determined by the wavelength of the light and the size of the particle. The short-wavelength blue and violet are scattered by molecules in the air much more than other colors of the spectrum.
Deep colored stormy sunrise led to a cloudy day with some rain
The sunrises have been amazing with some very bright and deep colors. Small particles of dust and pollution in the air can contribute to (and sometimes even enhance) these colors, but the primary cause of a blue sky and orange/red sunsets or sunrises is scattering by the gas molecules that make up our atmosphere. The colors of the sunset resultContinue reading “Sunrise Russell Island”