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Various colors are seen during sunrise and sunset because the light travelling through the air is scattered by air particles. Shorter wavelengths like blue and green scatter more than the longer wavelength of red and orange. At sunrise and sunset, the path of the light through the atmosphere is longer so no blue and green are visible and only red and orange light the sky. Sunset colors are more brilliant than sunrise because the evening air contains more particles as compared to the morning air.

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