An orange Venus?!

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jennifer1611991
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An orange Venus?!

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Is venus orange due heavy pollution?

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aquillae
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Post by aquillae »

yes it's possible

and since it's low in the sky (close to horizon), you also get atmospheric dispersion effect (light scatter). It's the same effect as looking at orange moon.
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Yes, althought it is not necessarily pollution but could be just cloud sometimes. I think.

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Post by sehchoi »

Well... I agree with aquillae...

Aerosol in the air do play a part in that. Especially when it's lying low near to the horizon... That's why the orange Sun exist, occurs normally during sunrise and sunset.

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Post by jennifer1611991 »

Okay, i get it!! thanks a bunch :)

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