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I heard about golden hour but today i saw golden and red colored patches in sky even after Sunset. why it happens? and would like to know more about science behind golden hour.

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closed as off-topic by Robert Cartaino May 20 '14 at 14:11

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The "golden hour" is a term used in photography — While it is caused by the scattering and refraction of light in the atmosphere, this isn't really on topic for a site about astronomical observations and astrophysics. You may want to try the Photography site, or possibly Physics SE. Sorry about the confusion. Good luck! – Robert Cartaino May 20 '14 at 14:10