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Unformatted text preview: Eye see the most of the peak color/wave • Black Body: Theoretically a black body because it absorbs all the light around it to be black o Black bodies radiate, but that means that it isn’t technically black • Most of the stars near our solar system are very dim that cannot even be seen by the naked eye • Red dwarfs look red and they are significantly smaller then other stars o Them are the majority of stars in our neighborhood o That are so faint inherently that see need to see even the closest ones (including the closest star too us) with a telescope o Presume that we are in a normal neighborhood, and thus, assume that red dwarfs are the most typical kind of star elsewhere...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ASTRO 10 taught by Professor Norm during the Fall '06 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '06