# What happens when you shine a green light on a red object?

## What happens when you shine a green light on a red object?

When white light falls on an object the body absorbs all colors of light and reflects some colors of light which we see the object to be. For eg. A red ball reflects red color and absorbs the rest colors.So,if I throw green light on a red ball the ball will absorb that green light.

### What Colour does a red object appear in green light?

A blue object appears blue under blue light. A green object appears black under blue light. A red object appears black under green light.

#### What color will a green apple appear to be when viewed through a red filter?

black
When the green light shines on a red apple, the red apple absorbs the green light. Since there is no red light shining on the apple, there is no red light to reflect, so the apple appears black.

Do red objects absorb red light?

When we look at an object and see its color, we are seeing all of the light that reflects off of that object. Red objects reflect red light, green objects reflect green light, and so on. But what happens to the rest of the colors that hit that object? They get absorbed!

What happens when you shine a red light on a red object?

The red and green parts are absorbed by the book. What happens when red light shines on a red ball? It continues to reflect the red light, and so it is still red — but a white ball would also look red in red light, because it reflects all colors.

## What happens to green light and red light when they shine on a green leaf?

When you see an object all colours except the one of the object is absorbed.so in red light green leaf will absorb red and you will practically see nothing. The light falling on the surface also determines the colour.

### What color light is a red apple reflecting?

A few observations about the nature of light and color are in order. An object`s color first and foremost is the color of the light it reflects. A red apple looks red because it reflects the red portion of the spectrum while absorbing blue and green. A green apple reflects primarily green while absorbing red and blue.

#### Why do we see red apple as red?

Red apples get their color from anthocyanins. When we look at a red apple, it’s absorbing colors from the sunlight. It absorbs all the colors of the rainbow—except for red. The red light reflects off the apple and our brain and eyes work together to let us know what color we are seeing.

What color does red absorb?

A red pigment is capable of absorbing cyan light. That is, red paper can absorb both green and blue primary colors of light (recall that cyan light is a mixture of green and blue light).

What Colour objects absorb all Colours of light?

White objects appear white because they reflect all colours. Black objects absorb all colours so no light is reflected.

## What happens when you shine a green light on a blue object?

For example, a blue object absorbs all the colours of the spectrum except blue: it reflects blue light….Coloured light.

 Appearance of object in blue light Blue (only blue light to reflect) Black (no red light to reflect) Black (no green light to reflect)

### Why does a green object look green?

Untitled Document. e.g., a black object scatters little light, and absorbs light at all visual wavelengths; a green object scatters more green light than other colours, which it absorbs more.

#### What happens when you mix red and green light?

If you mix red and green light in equal parts, the red and green photoreceptors are activated equally, and your brain infers that the actual wavelength is in the middle: yellow. It does that because yellow light, which doesn’t have its own photoreceptor, will also activate those two photoreceptors equally.

What colors change the color of red?

Darken: Blue: Darkens while retaining Red tone, will create Purple effect. Brown: Darkens while dulling Red tone. Black: Darkens but kills brightness” of Red tone, turns color Brown. Lighten: Red: Will lighten if very dark; will intensify Red tone. Yellow: Lightens while causing an Orange/Yellow tone.

What color does yellow light shine on a sheet of paper?

Yellow light shines on a sheet of paper containing a blue pigment. Determine the appearance of the paper. Yellow light can be thought of as consisting of red light and green light. A blue pigment is capable of absorbing yellow light.

## What happens when red and green light pass through a filter?

Red and green light have two different frequencies. Yellow light has only one frequency. And if you aim spectral yellow light at a filter that passes only the spectral frequency of yellow light, it passes through. If you aim red and green light at the same filter, nothing passes through.