11 - red end Convection Hot lower density matter moves...

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Rayleigh scattering is an approxiomation that tells us what happens when particles scatter waves. We acan apply RS when the size of the particles are less that 1/10 th the wavelength. Visible light 400nm-700nm Wavelenghts at the blue end of the visible spectrum (400 nm) are scattered in the atmosphere more than 9 times as much at the
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Unformatted text preview: red end Convection Hot lower density matter moves upward, cooler, higher density matter moves downward Black Body temp- 5800 degrees Kelvin Solar Wind- stream of high velocity particles that leaves the sun 400 km/sec...
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course ISP ISP 221 taught by Professor Bradenburg during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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