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This site from the Exploratorium provides information on telescopes and observatories such as the Hubble Space Telescope that are being used to study spectra from space. Gamma-ray, x-ray, ultraviolet, and infrared spectra are all examined. The purpose and discoveries made by each observatory are included along with related hands-on activities like a liquid crystal IR detector activity.

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    Education Levels:

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

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    Instrumentation,NSDL,gamma-ray,Undergraduate (Lower Division),spectrum,infrared,Space Science,telescope,Space Exploration,Optics,Astronomy,Informal Education,Higher Education,ultraviolet,Physics,observatory,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055617034T,General,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,specta,Technology,x-ray

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    English

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