Blue skies and red sunsets

M.N Rocha T.G Fujimoto R.S Azevedo M Muramatsu About the authors

This paper presents a deduction to the light intensity scattered by small particles in the atmosphere, which explains why the sky is blue and the sunsets is red. We also show a very simple experience about the subjects treated, which was prepared in order to apply to high school students

sunsets; color of the sky; Rayleigh scattering

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