what color is the sun

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Is it yellow because from Earth it usually looks yellow to us? Or is it white because the sun gives off all wavelengths of light (white light)? Or is it some other color?

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It’s actually “OH MY GOD MY EYES ARE BURNING I SHOULD NOT HAVE LOOKED AT THE SUN” coloured.

But for a machine, it will look whitish. If it counts photons it may find more green ones than other colours, but in photos it will still look whitish.

Our atmosphere acts as a filter removing a lot of the blue (which gets scattered), so from the ground it looks more yellowish.

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