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Color Temperature

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Type: Term
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Color Temperature and White Point are, for most purposes, the same thing. It is the color of a monitor?s or other light source?s interpretation of white.

Color Temperature is expressed in degrees Kelvin. Kelvin degrees are similar to degrees Celsius but start 273 degrees lower at absolute zero (0 degrees Celsius - freezing - is 273 degrees Kelvin)

See Also

Term: Blackbody, Black Body Radiation
Term: White point
Term: Kelvin