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The Science of Light
Stellar Spectra
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Here are spectra for some elements common in the atmospheres of stars:

In a star, these elements absorb light at their special frequencies. On the following pages, you will see both the elements for comparison and a star's spectrum. Your job is to identify all the elements you can detect in the star's atmosphere.

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