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Title: Spectral Types
Url: http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr1/en/proj/advanced/spectraltypes/
Publisher: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Description: This website, containing information from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, provides projects and activities for advanced astronomy students. In this section students find the wavelengths emitted by electron transitions between energy levels in various elements. They will also learn about how astronomers classify stars according to the spectral star sequence: O B A F G K M. There also contains a follow up exercise that teaches students about dual peak wavelengths in multiple star systems.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Color
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Spectral theory
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Galaxies
Astronomy -- Stars
Astronomy -- Telescopes
Astronomy -- Wavelengths
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-10-06 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-03-31 12:11:29 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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