(a) At what wavelength will we observe a spectral line emitted at 500 nm by a...
Suppose that you observe a spectral line in a star at a wavelength of 600.06 nm. Knowing that the same spectral line has a laboratory wavelength of 600.00 nm, what is the velocity of the star along the line of sight (in km/s)
DopplerShift:TheHb(hydrogenbeta)line,whichisstronginthespectraof moderately hot stars, has a wavelength of 486.133 nm in the laboratory (i.e., at rest with respect to the observer). What wavelength (nm) would we observe the Hb line on Earth if it were emitted by a star: a) moving at a speed of 200 km/s toward Earth? b) moving at a speed of 300 km/s away from Earth?
The H α transition in hydrogen has a rest wavelength of 656.3 nm, coming from electrons moving between the n=2 and n=3 orbitals. You observe a star in which this transition shows a wavelength of 650 nm. How fast is the star moving? Is it moving toward you or away from you. Calculate the same for a galaxy where the wavelength of H α is 1100 nm.
A star has an emission line at a wavelength of 666.80 nm. The rest wavelength of the line is 656.3 nm. What is the velocity of the star? Hint: How does the velocity of a star depend on its observed wavelength? What is the equation for Doppler shift? The speed of light is 3.0 × 105 km/s.
Astronomers determine that a nearby galaxy is moving toward our galaxy at a speed of 723.0 km/s with respect to the Earth. If Earth receives a wavelength λ = 679.1 nm from a particular star in this nearby galaxy, what was the wavelength emitted by the star? (Give your answer to at least three significant figures.)
A red emission lone from a star has a wavelength of 650 nm. A) What is the corresponding frequency? B How much energy does each photon at this wavelength carry? Back HW 2.pdf SCIE 223: Astronomy Written Homework 2 due Thursday, November 21, 2019 A red emission line from a star has a wavelength of 650 nm. 1) What is the corresponding frequency? Show your work a. b. How much energy does each photon at this wavelength carry? Show your...
1. A line in the spectrum of atomic mercury has a wavelength of 254 nm. When mercury emits a photon of light at this wavelength, the frequency of this light is 2. What is the energy of a photon of blue light that has a wavelength of 453 nm? 3. What is the wavelength of light that is emitted when an excited electron in the hydrogen atom falls from n=5 to n = 1? the wavelength of a 149-g baseball...
An astronomer observed electromagnetic waves emitted by oxygen atoms in a distant galaxy moving toward Earth at a speed of 2.467 times 10^7 m/s. In the laboratory on Earth, oxygen atoms emit waves that have a frequency of 5.841 times 10^14 Hz. At what frequency does the astronomer observe the light emitted by oxygen atoms from the distant galaxy? A certain metal has a work function for photoelectric emission of phi delta = 3.50 eV. What is the threshold frequency...
1. calculate the wavelength in nm of the spectral line produced when an electron in a hydrogen atom undergoes the transition from the energy level n=6 to the level n=2 2. with what max kinetic energy will electrons be ejected when this metal is exposed to light with a wavelength of 245nm? threshold frequency is 2.65*10^14 s^-1
1. What is the frequency of visible light with a wavelength of 500 nm? 2. For each of the following, describe the relationship as directly or inversely proportional: a) wavelength vs. frequency b) wavelength vs. energy c) frequency vs. energy -372.1 nm and 2. - 376,4 nm 3. When sodium is excited in a flame, two ultraviolet spectral lines at respectively are emitted. Which wavelength represents photons with a) higher energy? b) longer wavelengths? c) higher frequencies?