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Difference between sunrises and sunsets

olivia hall, contributor


Sunrises and sunsets    

Sunsets and sunrises are some of the most beautiful natural things that we get to witness every day. Sunsets are particularly special because they mark the end of a day and the beginning of a new one, while sunrises show the start of a new day. Watching the colors of the sky change from bright orange and yellow to soft pink and purple as the sun goes below the horizon is truly breathtaking. Sunrises are just as beautiful, with the sky transitioning from dark blue to bright orange and yellow as the sun rises over the horizon. 


How are sunsets and sunrises formed?

Sunsets and sunrises are formed when the sun is low on the horizon, and its light has to pass through more of the Earth’s atmosphere to reach our eyes. This causes the shorter, blue wavelengths of light to scatter, leaving only the longer, reddish wavelengths to reach our eyes. This is why the sky appears to be shades of pink, orange, and red during a sunset. The colors and intensity of a sunset can vary depending on the time of year, weather conditions, and

the amount of pollution in the atmosphere.


what is the difference between a sunset and sunrise

Sunrise is when the sun appears on the horizon in the morning, while sunset is when the sun disappears below the horizon in the even