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Posted by amy21 on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 4:11pm.

on a domestic gas cooker the temperture in the hottest part of the flame is about 2200k.if salty eater is spilled in the flame then it becomes yellow-orange.measurements with a spectrometer show the presence of an emission line at 589n.

1) the solar spectrum shows an absorption line at 589nm rather than an emission line. explain why the solar absorption line is darker than the background while the flame emission line is brighter.

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