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In this section you read about the different forms of radiation that are used to view the Crab Nebula. Below are facts based on the Crab Nebula and General Information, Radio Astronomy, Optical Astronomy, Ultraviolet Astronomy, and X-ray Astronomy. If you think that the fact belongs with the General Information, place a G in the blank. If you think that the fact belongs with the Radio Astronomy, place an R in the blank. If you think that the fact belongs with the Optical Astronomy, place an O in the blank. If you think that the fact belongs with the Ultraviolet Astronomy, place a U in the blank. If you think that the fact belongs with the X-ray Astronomy, place an X in the blank. Then check your answers.


This activity was developed by Kim Cochrane, Bowie High School, Bowie Maryland.

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