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Title: Sloan Digital Sky Survey - Color
Url: http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr1/en/proj/advanced/color/
Publisher: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Description: This project, authored by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), shows the user the importance of a color-color diagram, which allows to identify a star as a thermal source or not. First it establishes a theoretical foundation by explaining the magnitude system, defining color, black body radiation and the nature of light. Using the SDSS data, the user can obtain star properties and plot a color-color diagram.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Radiation
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Color
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Magnitudes. Photometric catalogs
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Stars
Physics -- Color
Physics -- Radiation
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-10 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-12 10:13:13 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 4
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