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Why can't we easily see stars and planets in the sky when we are in a city, but can see them clearly from villages or countryside?


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City lights obstruct the light coming from stars and planets

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Because of light pollution in the cities

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The statement is not true

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None of the above suits the explanation

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Solution

The correct option is B

Because of light pollution in the cities


Due to light pollution from bright cities at night, light coming from distant stars or planets is not visible. That is why stars visible in the cities are less in number, very faint and difficult to see.


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