Visible light are medium wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation that can be perceived by humans as color. According to standard definitions this includes the wavelengths from 380 to 750 nanometers. However, some people can see some ultraviolet and near infrared such that this range could be extended to about 310 to 1100 nanometers. The following are common examples of visible light followed by a chart of the basic colors by wavelength.
Lasers (some lasers are infrared or ultraviolet)
Volcanic Eruptions / Magma
Visible SpectrumThe following are the colors of the visible spectrum of light. Where people can see ultraviolet it appears as violet and where people can see infrared it appears as red.
|Color||Nanometers (nm) |
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