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Why is the sky blue?

A short explanation of why the sky is blue, the Tyndall Effect, sunsets, blue haze and opalescence.

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Why is the Sky Blue?

A short and simple description to a common question - Why is the Sky Blue? - The blue color of the sky is a result of sunlight passing through and interacting with the atmosphere.

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Why the sky is blue

A brief and detailed explanation of why the sky is blue, touching on Rayleigh scattering, the wavelength of light and how our eyes work.

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Why is the sky blue?

Detailed explanation of why the sky is blue with more details about the atmosphere and experiments to do.

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Why Is The Sky Blue?

The answer to the common question of why the sky is blue.

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Why is the sky blue?

A brief and well explained description of why the sky is blue.

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Que tal in the current skies

A useful astronomy based site for finding what is visible in the night sky at 40 degrees (N) latitude. Useful links to other sites.

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The color of the sky

A simple explanation of why the sky appears blue when the sun is high and red at sunset. A brief description is given of a home experiment to demonstrate the effect.

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Scattering of light in the atmosphere

Find out how light scattering makes the sky blue and clouds white.

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