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Other

Description:

Astronomy notes is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section describes general properties of light, frequency, the spectrum, and temperature. Other topics include: light production, continuous spectra, emission lines, absorption lines and the Bohr model for the atom. There is also an explanation of the Doppler Effect and why spectral lines are used to measure doppler shifts.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

wavelengths,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),spectrum,absorption lines,Space Science,Mathematics,Electromagnetic Radiation,Fundamentals,Optics,photons,radiation,Astronomy,Properties of Light,Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,electro magnetic waves,Higher Education,Geometrical Optics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003060430840T,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Electricity & Magnetism,Chemistry,Physics,emission lines,light,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,spectroscopy,Education

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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