Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 27 - Think and Explain: 68

Answer

No. Because Jupiter's atmosphere is so thick, the sun would not appear white.

Work Step by Step

Similar to what nitrogen and oxygen molecules do in Earth's atmosphere, the hydrogen and helium molecules in the Jovian atmosphere would absorb/scatter some colors more strongly than others. The sun would not appear white.
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