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Formation of spectra. The spectrum of a star is influenced by a number of
competing effects, which may be seen most clearly in simple situations. It is
useful to consider what happens to light from a strong source with a continuous
spectrum as ...
Broad pressure-induced lines were soon found in the spectra of Uranus and
Neptune. A decade later, the narrow quadruple lines of hydrogen produced in
relatively rare transitions were observed on Jupiter, and they have been studied
Hubble's Law states that the velocity of recession is proportional to the distance; it
has continued to be confirmed by later work. On such faint objects as galaxies, for
most of which only low- or medium-dispersion spectra can be obtained even ...
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