Subject: why do we view red as the hottest color but hottest stars are blue
Date: Thu Jan 11 12:21:35 2001
Posted by Jane
Grade level: No grade entered.
School: non-profit art teacher
City: Pacific Grove State/Province: CA
Area of science: Astronomy
in art we teach that red is warm and blue is cool but in space stars that
are blue are considered the hottest. Temperature wise is blue hotter or is
temperature as a indicator of color something that changes under different
circumstances? I am trying to explain this to my students
Re: why do we view red as the hottest color but hottest stars are blue
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