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published by the Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
written by Kevin M. Lee
This simulation demonstrates the basic properties of the blackbody curve and how temperature relates to blackbody curves. The temperature-color correlation of blackbody curves is explored through the concept of filters, which are also introduced in this module. The user can change the temperature and the filter to see how the blackbody curve changes. Instructor resources are available including student manuals, assessment materials, and a list of the assumptions used.

This is part of a collection of astronomy applets.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Solar System
Optics
- Photometry
= Blackbodies
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2002 University of Nebraska
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Keywords:
blackbody, light, radiation, spectra, stars, starts, ubv filter
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Metadata instance created August 18, 2008 by Alea Smith
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January 26, 2012 by Caroline Hall
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March 26, 2007
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AIP Format
K. Lee, (Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2002), WWW Document, (http://astro.unl.edu/naap/blackbody/blackbody.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
K. Lee, Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Blackbody Curves and UBV Filters Lab, (Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2002), <http://astro.unl.edu/naap/blackbody/blackbody.html>.
APA Format
Lee, K. (2007, March 26). Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Blackbody Curves and UBV Filters Lab. Retrieved December 13, 2017, from Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska: http://astro.unl.edu/naap/blackbody/blackbody.html
Chicago Format
Lee, Kevin. Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Blackbody Curves and UBV Filters Lab. Lincoln: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, March 26, 2007. http://astro.unl.edu/naap/blackbody/blackbody.html (accessed 13 December 2017).
MLA Format
Lee, Kevin. Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Blackbody Curves and UBV Filters Lab. Lincoln: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, 2002. 26 Mar. 2007. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://astro.unl.edu/naap/blackbody/blackbody.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Kevin Lee", Title = {Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Blackbody Curves and UBV Filters Lab}, Publisher = {Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {13 December 2017}, Month = {March 26, 2007}, Year = {2002} }
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