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Colors of Light

Colored light can be composed of photons with a discrete wavelength or set of wavelengths that cover a range. Use Wolfram|Alpha to find the properties of these colors, such as their effective temperature, wavelength ranges and even what bioluminescent creatures emit them. Compare different colors or identify a color by its wavelength.

Colors of Light

Examine the properties of visible light, including how it is absorbed and emitted and how different spectral colors compare.

Explore the properties of colored light:

Find facts about the colors of light:

Examine atom spectra:

Discover producers of visible light:

Investigate the absorption of light:

Compare colors of light:


Find colors corresponding to particular wavelengths and frequencies.

Compute the visible light color corresponding to a frequency:

Compute the visible light color corresponding to a wavelength: