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Department
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Course
AST101H1
Professor
Michael Reid
Semester
Fall

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October 17, 2013. Lecture 12 - Using spectroscopy to understand celestial objects Interaction Light – Matter  What is the energy of the emitted photon? o Less than that of the absorption because energy is required to make the jump  How many absorption lines would we see in the spectrum if we had many atoms with the energy  Absorption and emission lines are fingerprints  We can determine the makeup of faraway celestial bodies through these fingerprints The Doppl
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