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Title: Multiwavelength Astronomy
Url: https://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/toolbox/multiwavelength2.html
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
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Instructional Material -- Case Study
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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