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A Blue Sunset on the Red Planet [Video]


Despite being called the “Red Planet,” new video from NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows that from the surface of Mars, the Sun takes on a blue color, ironically because of all the red dust in the atmosphere. “…[T]he red wavelengths are filtered out of the direct path of light from the sun, leaving light towards the bluish end of the color spectrum.” And that gives a very serene way to say good-night.

(via io9)

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