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What do you understand by the term spectrum? Name the various colours present in the spectrum of sunlight. - Physics

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What do you understand by the term spectrum? Name the various colours present in the spectrum of sunlight.

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Spectrum is the band of colours obtained on a screen when white light passes through a prism and splits into its constituent colours. The colours of the spectrum are violet (V), indigo (1), blue (B), green (G), yellow (Y), orange (O), and red (R).
The order of the spectrum is VIBGYOR.

Concept: Dispersion of White Light Through Prism
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Selina Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 5 Light Energy
Short/long Answer Question | Q 21 | Page 100
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