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This website provides reference and education materials about infrared astronomy. Topics include the history, astronomical uses, and the properties of infrared radiation. It also provides information about the technology, missions, and projects that are using the infrared specturm. There are many images of celestial objects shown in infrared and other portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Educational videos, classrom activities, and links to other resources are also included. This is part of the IPAC Cool Cosmos website.

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    Education Levels:

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

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    Informal Education,Instrumentation,Infrared Astronomy,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003060359055T,General,thermal radiation,heat,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,infrared sources,Astronomy,Physics,Higher Education,long wavelegth

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    English

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