Raging bush fires change the color of the sun from yellow to magenta in Zimbabwe

Bush fire are currently raging through Zimbabwe.

And as the sun sets through the deep smoke, its color dramatically changes from yellow to magenta.

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But why is the color of the sun changing from yellow to magenta? Photo: Peter Lowenstein

On October 10, 2015, the sky of Mutare was covered by thick smoke. The sun set and changed color from yellow to orange and magenta while disappearing behind mountains.

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The entire color phenomenon lasted only 2 minutes. Photo: Peter Lowenstein

This beautiful transition took only two minutes. But what a spectacle.

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The smoke from wildfires absorbs wavelengths and thus changes the color of the sun. Photo: Peter Lowenstein

The more distant views show the general situation a few minutes before and just after the sun changed color.

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Another awesome sky phenomenon. Photo: Peter Lowenstein

The mosaic was compiled from four photographs taken thirty seconds apart.

Sometimes, large blazes also change the color of the moon blood red.

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