astronomical spectroscopy

science of temporal, spatial, and spectral distributions of radiation

Astronomical spectroscopy is the study of astronomy using the techniques of spectroscopy to measure the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation, including visible light and radio, which radiates from stars and other celestial objects. A stellar spectrum can reveal many properties of stars, such as their chemical composition, temperature, density, mass, distance, luminosity, and relative motion using Doppler shift measurements. Spectroscopy is also used to study the physical properties of many other types of celestial objects such as planets, nebulae, galaxies, and active galactic nuclei.
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Better Input, Better Output

Ph.D. thesis of John Bryce Kalmbach

author: J. Bryce Kalmbach

2019

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