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Homework Help: Astronomy

Posted by Kaitlyn on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 11:57pm.

Calculate the wavelength of peak emission for a typical sunspot and compare it to that of the photosphere. How many times brighter is the photosphere than a typical sunspot? (Hint: Assume the photosphere and a sunspot are good blackbodies for these calculations.)

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