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written by James Kaler
See this site, from the University of Illinois, for a broad overview of the spectra of stars and other astronomical objects.  You can find out about many related subjects, including the electromagnetic spectrum, absorption and emission lines, spectral characteristics, and the classification of stars.  The site also includes images and many links that provide more information.
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- Fundamentals
= Spectra
- Stars
- Color
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Lecture/Presentation
- Reference Material
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image credit: N.A.Sharp, NOAO/NSO/Kitt Peak FTS/AURA/NSF; image source. This resource was a Physics To Go feature from January 1, 2007 until January 16, 2007. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1998 James B. Kaler
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Keywords: absorption, electromagnetic, emission, luminosity, photon, radioactive, spectrum, tutorial
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Record Updated: Nov 17, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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