Thursday, October 1, 2020

A brilliantly hued sunset, shot from the penthouse of the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

A brilliantly hued sunset, shot from the penthouse of the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Although it feels like magic, the unique colors that appear at sunset have a scientific explanation; Scattering, when molecules and small particles in the atmosphere change the direction of light rays, causing them to scatter. For a light show of another kind, see photos from the July 4th fireworks display on pages A/21-22. Photo by Frank Steiger

A brilliantly hued sunset, shot from the penthouse of the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Although it feels like magic, the unique colors that appear at sunset have a scientific explanation; Scattering, when molecules and small particles in the atmosphere change the direction of light rays, causing them to scatter. For a light show of another kind, see photos from the July 4th fireworks display on pages A/21-22. Photo by Frank Steiger

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