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Spectacular spectrum reveals Sun's chemistry

Spectacular spectrum reveals Sun's chemistry

作者:茹瑭  时间:2019-03-14 03:13:00  人气:

By Anil Ananthaswamy (Image: N A Sharp, NOAO/NSO/Kitt Peak FTS/AURA/NSF) This is what visible light from the sun looks like if you split it into its constituent colours. But playing with a prism at home will not give you this high-resolution masterpiece, which was created using a sophisticated spectrometer fixed to the world’s largest solar telescope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tucson, Arizona. The spectrometer splits light from the sun into two beams and sends them towards two mirrors,