MLA Citation: Bloomfield, Louis A. "Question 348"
How Everything Works 21 Jan 2018. 21 Jan 2018 <>.
348. What color is the sun as viewed from outside our atmosphere?
The sun appears bluer when viewed from outside our atmosphere. The earth's atmosphere scatters a substantial fraction of the violet and ultraviolet light in sunlight, leaving a reddened sun disk to our view. Without that scattering, the sun's disk will appear to contain more blue and ultraviolet light.

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