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A spectrum showing all colors of the rainbow
CONTINUOUS
A spectrum showing select color bands
EMISSION
A spectrum showing select dark bands
ABSORPTION
A spectrum created by white light
CONTINUOUS
A spectrum created by a hot gas of only certain elements
EMISSION
A spectrum created by the light of a hot gas passing through a cool cloud of gas
ABSORPTION
Why spectra are called "fingerprints"?
UNIQUE TO EACH ELEMENT
atomic activity that creates emission spectra
ELECTRONS MOVING TO LOWER ENERGY LEVELS
atomic activity that creates an absorption spectrum
ELECTRONS MOVING TO HIGHER ENERGY LEVELS
radiation emitted by an objecting, depending only on temperature
BLACKBODY SPECTRUM
information that can be learned from spectrum
1) composition
2) temperature
3) velocity/movement