Sun_Energy_Worksheet

Sun_Energy_Worksheet - AST 1022 Flow of Energy in the Sun...

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AST 1022 Flow of Energy in the Sun Worksheet Name: Lab Partners: Grade: = % Section 1: General Questions 1: Describe in detail the process that is the primary source of energy in the Sun. 2: What are Fraunhofer lines and where are they formed in the solar atmosphere? 3: The D Fraunhoffer line is from sodium absorption. When sodium is excited it can also emit at this wavelength. You personally have seen light from this emission before if you have walked around the UF campus at night. Where? 4: What can absorption features in stellar spectra tell us about a star? 1
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AST 1022 Flow of Energy in the Sun Worksheet Name: Section 2: Spectral Feature Simulation. 5: Interaction Experiment: (Set the view to close up and allow the simulation to run until at least 30 photons are sent through) This simulation show us what is happening in the Solar Atmosphere where the lines are formed. Line: Photons Sent:_______ Number scattered:________ Max Interactions:________ Continuum: Photons Sent:_______
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