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Why do objects appear the color they are?
It's a matter of selective absorption and reflection of the varying wavelengths of light. Our eyes and brain work together to interpret the different wavelengths of light as different colors. White light is composed of all possible wavelengths of visible light, and sunlight is very nearly white. Characteristics of various surfaces cause them to reflect or absorb certain wavelengths. The ones that are reflected to our eyes are what determine the color we perceive. To cite just a single example, if a ball is red, it reflects red light and absorbs the other colors. That's why it appears red. The issue is slightly different for a source of light, and the answer speaks to all other things we see and the colors they appear to have.
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Answer Yellow light is made of primary colors red and green. Yellow objects absorb the blue light and reflect the red and green, so we see yellow. … If I'm wearing a green shirt, the color reflected is Green. All others are obsorbed. Ta-da!
It has no color it is black
It is determined by the wavelengths of light that reach your eyes.
An object that appears black is absorbing all colors therefore none of the colors in the spectrum are being reflected.
It would appear black because the object would not reflect any of the colors of light back.
angle at which visible light is reflected off the object.
The color of an object has to do with the waves of (visible) light that it reflects. When light hits an object some is absorbed and some reflects, e.g. white is …white because all the colours are reflected back; black is black because none of the colours are reflected, red is red because only red reflects from the object. Plants are green because the chlorophyll reflects the colour green, making them appear green to us.
it would appear to be blue, because that is the color it is reflecting
Because the reflection of the light up above the shape is seen on the shape. Making it look that colour.
the color of the light it reflects and absorbs. If the object reflects red and absorbs all other colors, the object will appear red.
No wavelengths of light are bounced back from an object that appears black, and all wavelengths of light are bounced back from an object that appears white.
Because white light contains all the colours of the spectrum and objects of one colour absorb the other colours only reflecting back the colour that they are. This can be show…n by the fact that Black reflects back none of the spectrum so no light is reflected back and so appears "black" whilst white reflects back all of the spectrum so it appears white.
NO it is not true an OBJECT appears colour because it reflect that colour
An object would appear black if: it did not emit any visible radiation. it was in an environment where there was no ambient visible radiation present. the compo…unds on its surface absorbed all radiation comprising the visible spectrum.