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Why does the sky appear dark instead of blue to an astronaut?

Why does the sky appear dark instead of blue to an astronaut?

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

In space there are no particles, air, gases, water droplets etc., present to scatter the light. So when the astronauts look at the sky in the space, there is no light entering our eyes, hence it appears dark.

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