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Title: Multiwavelength Astronomy
Url: http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/multiwavelength_a...
Publisher: California Institute of Technology
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: This site from NASA\'s Infrared Astrophysics Data Center explains how the universe can be observed using the entire electromagnetic spectrum. There is an introduction to using light in astronomy; information on and images taken from different areas of the electromagnetic spectrum of objects in the solar system, the Milky Way galaxy and beyond; and a table of radiation types, their characteristic temperatures, and objects emitting this type of radiation. The tutorial explains how observations are made using X-rays, gamma rays, ultraviolet light, visible light, infrared wavelengths, and radio wavelengths. There is a section on why telescopes are sent to space and a multiwavelength gallery.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Astronomy -- Astrophysics (General)
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Universe. Space. Space sciences
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Science -- Physical sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Spectra
Astronomy -- Telescopes
Astronomy -- Wavelengths
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Cases
Charts and Diagrams
Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Spanish
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Space science
Date Of Record Release: 2007-02-25 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-13 12:38:44 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 10
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