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Spectral Analysis

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Look at the spectra of the two stars shown below. Next, review the spectra of the common elements shown beneath the spectra of the stars.


  1. angstrom

  2. Give me the Solution!

    This activity was developed by Jacqueline Slay, Largo High School, Largo, MD

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