A Graph A Day
Graphs and charts for practice from the news and other educational sources.
Saturday, December 26, 2009
Thermal Radiation Curves
If you graph the intensity (that is, the amount) of thermal radiation given off by a star as a function of wavelength, you will get a graph like this:
Use this graph to fill in the blanks:
Stars with higher temperatures produce _____________ light.
Stars with lower temperatures have _____________ peak wavelengths.
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