Unformatted text preview: temperature. 1. Click on the link “Questions to ponder.” Answer question a. Note: nm-K refers to the units of the proportionality constant in Wien’s Law. 2. Answer question c. Follow instructions carefully. 3. The temperature of a star decreases over time as its fuel (hydrogen) is consumed. Suppose the Sun’s temperature decreases by 2000K. a) Where does the emission curve peak? b) What might happen to earth’s surface temperature in this situation? Refer to important atmospheric gases....
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- Spring '11
- Black body, 2000k, blackbody emission curve, emission curve peak