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the bouncing back of light
REFLECTION
the bending of light
REFRACTION
occurs when light travels from one medium to another of different density
REFRACTION
color of light experiencing more scattering or bending
VIOLET/BLUE
incoming angle
INCIDENT ANGLE
the apparent change in the wavelength observed due to the relative movement of an object compared to the viewer
DOPPLER SHIFT
the shift seen when an object's wavelength appears to lengthen
RED SHIFT
the movement of an object during a blue shift
TOWARD
the shift seen when an object's wavelength appears to shorten
BLUE SHIFT
the movement of an object during a red shift
AWAY
A red star observed through a red filter will appear...
RED
A red star observed through a blue filter will appear
BLACK
How a yellow star is identified with filters
EQUALLY BRIGHT THROUGH RED AND BLUE FILTERS
allows us to see light
REFLECTION (and EMISSION)
what happens to light that is NOT seen after it passes through a filter
ABSORBED