Class 8 Physics Light Luminous and Non-Luminous objects

Luminous and Non-Luminous objects

All the objects that we see around us can be categorized into 2 categories

  • Luminous : Object which emit light of their own. Eg: Sun, Bulb, Candle, Fire
  • Illuminated or Non-luminous : Objects which donot have light of their own, but reflect off the light of luminous objects that fall on them to our eyes . They are visible due to the light they reflect. Moon, Blue Sky, Clouds, Trees, Car, Table

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