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Unformatted text preview: Filippenkium, there is a red line, a blue line, and a green line. Explain which transition is likely to correspond to each color. Draw it out! 2 Second Excited State First Excited State Ground State 5. If someone were to say that we cannot know the composition of distant stars, since there is no way to perform experiments on them in terrestrial laboratories, how would you respond? 6. Can you think of another way that electrons can become excited? Explain. 7. As we have just seen, the spectrum of hydrogen does not look the same as that of Neon. What diﬀerences do you see? How might you explain them? 8. Can an atom emit radiation at any wavelength? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course ASTRON 05989 taught by Professor Filippenko during the Fall '10 term at Berkeley.
- Fall '10