# The spectrum of light from the galaxy M100 has a prominent dark line at a wavelength of 592.2 nm. The same spectral line observed in a lab on earth has a wavelength of 589.4 nm. How fast is M100 moving

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1. ## Chemistry

A line in the Balmer series of hydrogen has a wavelength of 486 nm. From what state did the electron originate? In what region of the electromagnetic spectrum is this line observed?

2. ## science help pls pls

Which of the following types of stars is cooler than an orange main sequence? In Graph A, the curve peaks at 800 nm, in the red section of the visible light spectrum. In Graph B, the curve peaks at 550 nm, in the green section of the visible light

3. ## earth science

How is gravitational lensing related to dark matter?(1 point) The gravity of dark matter distorts light from distant sources. The gravity of dark matter distorts light from distant sources. The gravity of dark matter absorbs light from distant sources. The

4. ## physics

The sun rotates around the center of the milky way galaxy at a distance of about 30,000 light years (1ly= 9.5*10^15m). if it takes about 200 million years to make one rotation, estimate the mass of our galaxy. Assume that the mass distribution of galaxy is

5. ## English

14. The soldiers are issued (infrared) goggles to help them see in the dark. A. outside visible spectrum B. creating light by radiating heat C. emitting light by creating water vapor D. producing light by adding electrons to a glowing material I'm stuck

6. ## Astronomy - help!

Imagine that you have obtained spectra for several galaxies and have measured the observed wavelength of the H emission line of atomic hydrogen. The rest wavelength of H is 656.3 nanometers (nm). Your results are as follows: • Galaxy 1: Observed H

7. ## Physics

Rank in order the following according to their speeds, from fastest (1) to slowest (5): (i) 425-nm-wavelength light through a pane of glass, (ii) 500-nm-wavelength light through air, (iii) 540-nm-wavelength light through water, (iv) 670-nm-wavelength light

8. ## Chem

Hello What is the wavelength (in nm) of the line in the spectrum of the hydrogen atom that arises from the transition of the electron from the orbital with n =5 to the orbital with n = 2? Note, the line corresponds to the energy of the photon that is

9. ## chem

What is the wavelength (in nm) of the line in the spectrum of the hydrogen atom that arises from the transition of the electron from the orbital with n =5 to the orbital with n = 2? Note, the line corresponds to the energy of the photon that is emitted in

10. ## Earth Studies

Which type of electromagnetic radiation has more energy than visible light and can pass through the human body? A. X-rays B. radio waves C. ultraviolet light D. microwaves 2. Which information about objects in space can spectroscopy provide? Select the two

11. ## science help PLS

Which of the following types of stars started out on the main sequence with the largest initial mass? In Graph A, the curve peaks at 800 nm, in the red section of the visible light spectrum. In Graph B, the curve peaks at 550 nm, in the green section of

12. ## Chemistry Help! (Rydberg Equation)

a) According to the Rydberg equation, the line with the shortest wavelength in the emission spectrum of atomic hydrogen is predicted to lie at a wavelength (in nm) of _____ b) According to the Rydberg equation, the longest wavelength (in nm) in the series

13. ## physics

Why is white light separated into a spectrum of colors when it is passed through a diffraction grating? The diffraction angle (theta) is given by n x (lambda) = d sine(theta) where lambda = wavelength theta = diffraction angle d = grating spacing n = order

14. ## Chemistry

In the spectrum of a specific element, there is a line with a wavelength of 656 nm. Use the Rydberg equation to calculate the value of n for the higher energy Bohr orbit involved in the emission of this light. Assume the value for the lower energy orbit

15. ## Chemistry

An astrophysicist working at an observatory is interested in finding clouds of hydrogen in the galaxy. Usually hydrogen is detected by looking for the Balmer series of spectral lines in the visible spectrum. Unfortunately, the instrument that detects

16. ## Algebra

A light year, the distance light travels in 1 year, is approximately 5.9×10^12 miles.A nearby galaxy is approximately 1.2×10^7 light years from our galaxy. Find the distance in miles between our galaxy and the nearby galaxy. IDK this question. I first

17. ## science

Use the scenario to answer the question. A light yellow block and a dark blue box are next to each other in full sunlight on a summer day. Which statement accurately explains what happens to the boxes? (1 point) The light yellow block absorbs more heat

18. ## science

What does it mean when an emission line of helium from a galaxy is shifted toward red?(1 point) The galaxy contains a small percent of hydrogen. The galaxy contains a large percent of hydrogen.>>> The galaxy is moving away from the viewer. The galaxy is

19. ## Chemistry 1

In the spectrum of a specific element, there is a line with a wavelength of 486 nm. Use the Rydberg equation to calculate the value of n for the higher energy Bohr orbit involved in the emission of this light. Assume the value for the lower energy orbit

20. ## Physic

A lamp filament is made of tungsten. Why do we get a continuous spectrum rather than a tungsten line spectrum when light from an incandescent lamp is viewed with a spectroscope?

21. ## physics

The wavelengths of various colours of light can vary. Violet light can have a wavelength of 400 nm and red light can have a wavelength of 700 nm. If these two colours of light pass by a very sharp edge such as a razor blade, which light will bring about

22. ## chemistry

if the wavelength of the first line in the balmer series in a hydrogen spectrum is 6863A .calculate the wavelength of the line in the lyman series in the same spectrum

23. ## PHYSICS

Two parallel slits are illuminated by light composed of two wavelengths. One wavelength is λA = 553nm. The other wavelength is λB and is unknown. On a viewing screen, the light with wavelength λA = 553nm produces its third-order bright fringe at the

24. ## CHEMISTRY

In the emission spectrum of hydrogen what is the wavelength of the light emitted by the transition fro m n = 4 to n =2.

25. ## Science

Each galaxy gives off its own spectrum of light. The spectrum includes colors and thin black lines. The dark lines are caused by the elements in the sun absorbing some of the light the star emits. If you are comparing 2 stars, what would it mean if the

26. ## SCIENCE HELP PLEEASE

Which of the following types of stars started out on the main sequence with the largest initial mass? In Graph A, the curve peaks at 800 nm, in the red section of the visible light spectrum. In Graph B, the curve peaks at 550 nm, in the green section of

27. ## Chemistry

Considering the emission of the hydrogen atom, a. what is the wavelength of the light emitted by the transition from n = 2 to n = 1. b. In what region of the electromagnetic spectrum does this radiation belong?

28. ## chem

determine the wavelength of the line in the emission spectrum produced by an electron transition He+ from ni= 4 to nf= 2.

29. ## chem need help

The most prominent line in the atomic spectrum of mercury occurs at a wavelength of 253.652 nm. What is the energy of 0.625 moles of photons associated with the most prominent line? Express answer in kJ. ANS: 295 kJ Please explain.. Thank you so much!

30. ## Astronomy

How do we image dark matter? (a) We see light from galaxies behind the bullet cluster that is bent (gravitationally lensed) due to the matter (regular and dark) in the bullet cluster. (b) We see light from the gas in the two bullet cluster galaxies and we

31. ## astronomy

Imagine that you live in a distant galaxy far far away. This galaxy is in a different universe, and so may have different cosmology. It seems that in this distant universe, all galaxies have the same luminosity, which you have worked out is 7.0*10^30 W.

32. ## Physics

Can you please explain further because I don't understand? Two parallel slits are illuminated by light composed of two wavelengths, one of which is 645 nm. On a viewing screen, the light whose wavelength is known produces its fifth dark fringe at the same

33. ## physics

The wavelength of first line of balmer series in hydrogen spectrum is 6563 A. Find the wavelength of first line of lyman series in the same spectrum.

34. ## Chemistry

Purple light in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum has a shorter wavelength than does the green region of the spectrum. Which of the following can you conclude? Is it: a)a photon of purple light has a higher frequency than does a photon of

35. ## chemistry

A line in the infrared region of the hydrogen spectrum has a wavelength of 1.875 micro meters. What is the transition responsible for this wavelength?

36. ## Physics - EM spectrum

Here's the question: which part of the electromagnetic spectrum has a refractive index of 1.45 in glass? I've attempted to tackle it with v = frequency x wavelength and refractive index = light speed in vacuum / light speed in material but without

37. ## Chemistry

In the spectrum of a specific element, there is a line with a wavelength of 656 nm. Use the Rydberg equation to calculate the value of n for the higher energy Bohr orbit involved in the emission of this light. Assume the value for the lower energy orbit

38. ## physics

A diffraction pattern forms when light passes through a single slit. The wavelength of the light is 680 nm. Determine the angle that locates the first dark fringe when the width of the slit is each of the following. (b) 1.20 10-6 m

39. ## chemistry

An electron of wavelength 1.74*10-10m strikes an atom of ionized helium (He+). What is the wavelength (m) of the light corresponding to the line in the emission spectrum with the smallest energy transition?

40. ## chemistry

If our eyes could see a slightly wider region of the electromagnetic spectrum, we would see a fifth line in the Balmer series emission spectrum. Calculate the wavelength λ associated with the fifth line. Express your answer with the appropriate units.

41. ## Physics

The wavelength of light emitted from a distant galaxy by a hydrogen atom is observed to be 400 nm. If it is known that the laboratory wavelength of this light emitted by hydrogen is 380 nm, what is the velocity of the galaxy? (a) .135c away from Earth (b)

42. ## Chemistry

If a wave has a wavelength of 467 nm, what type electromagnetic radiation was measured?​ infrared radiation red on the visible light spectrum ultraviolet radiation indigo on the visible light spectrum A?

43. ## Chemistry

A line in the infrared region of the hydrogen spectrum has a wavelength of 1.875 micro meters. What is the transition responsible for this wavelength?

44. ## HELP Science

1)What do we mean by opponent processing? (2 marks) How are white and yellow produced by the opponent process? (3 marks) 2)Describe how light is produced in the atom (2 marks.) Why does each atom produce only specific colours? (3 marks) 3)How does the

45. ## Astronomy

You see a galaxy which lies at distance D from the earth. You measure a flux from this galaxy of f. If you assume a mass-to-light ratio of r (i.e. r is the number of kilograms needed to generate one watt of radiation), derive an equation for the stellar

46. ## physics

The galaxies in the universe are all flying away from each other. The speeds of nearby galaxies are proportional to the distance the galaxy is away from us. This relation, v=Hd is known as Hubble's law and the constant H is known as Hubble's constant. The

47. ## Science

The galaxies in the universe are all flying away from each other. The speeds of nearby galaxies are proportional to the distance the galaxy is away from us. This relation, v=Hd is known as Hubble's law and the constant H is known as Hubble's constant. The

48. ## Astronomy

Now imagine you’re an astronomer on Earth looking at the spectrum of an object in space. In the spectrum you are looking for the so-called Lyman- alpha line of hydrogen which occurs at a wavelength of  = 122 nm. In your telescope, you observe the Lyman-

49. ## physics help!!

A diffraction pattern forms when light passes through a single slit. The wavelength of the light is 680 nm. Determine the angle that locates the first dark fringe when the width of the slit is each of the following. (b) 1.20 10-6 m

50. ## physics

Light shines through a single slit whose width is 5.7 × 10-4 m. A diffraction pattern is formed on a flat screen located 4.0 m away. The distance between the middle of the central bright fringe and the first dark fringe is 3.9 mm. What is the wavelength

51. ## chemistry

The glass panels of a sky roof need to be coated in order to screen out ultraviolet radiation (10-400 nm wavelength) but without color distortion in the visible spectrum. Candidate coating materials are gallium nitride (GaN) with a band gap,Eg, of 3.2 eV,

52. ## science help PLS

The light from one end of the Milky Way galaxy takes about 150,000 years to travel to the other end. Which of these statements is correct about the Milky Way galaxy? A: The distance between the two ends of the galaxy is 150,000 light years. B: It would

53. ## unsolved mysteries astrophysics

Q3.2 COLLAPSE TIMESCALE (5 points possible) Imagine that you live in a distant galaxy far far away. This galaxy is in a different universe, and so may have different cosmology. It seems that in this distant universe, all galaxies have the same luminosity,

54. ## Physics

Two parallel slits are illuminated by light of two wavelengths one of which is 5.8*10exp -7m .On the screen the fourth dark line of known wavelength coincides with the fifth bright line of light unknown wavelength.Find the unknown wavelength?

55. ## chemistry

An electron of wavelength 1.74*10-10m strikes an atom of ionized helium (He+). What is the wavelength (m) of the light corresponding to the line in the emission spectrum with the smallest energy transition?

56. ## chemistry

An electron of wavelength 1.74*10-10m strikes an atom of ionized helium (He+). What is the wavelength (m) of the light corresponding to the line in the emission spectrum with the smallest energy transition?

57. ## Physical Chemistry

An electron of wavelength 1.74*10-10m strikes an atom of ionized helium (He+). What is the wavelength (m) of the light corresponding to the line in the emission spectrum with the smallest energy transition?

58. ## Physics

Since an absorbing gas reemits the light it absorbs, why are there dark lines in an absorption spectrum? That is why doesn't the reemitted light simply fill in the dark places?

59. ## Chem

A line in the hydrogen atomic line spectrum has a wavelength of 486 nm. What is the frequency of this light (in Hz)?

60. ## chemistry

A particle wavelength (λp) of a proton is 10-12m. What is the velocity of this proton [m/s]? To achieved the velocity that you just computed, what must have been the potential difference (V) through which the proton was accelerated? An electron of

61. ## Physics

A transmission diffraction grating with 600 lines/mm is used to study the line spectrum of the light produced by a hydrogen discharge tube with the setup shown above. The grating is 1.0 m from the source (a hole at the center of the meter stick). An

Two parallel slits are illuminated by light composed of two wavelengths, one of which is 645 nm. On a viewing screen, the light whose wavelength is known produces its fifth dark fringe at the same place where the light whose wavelength is unknown produces

63. ## Science

with 1*10 to the power of 22 stars in the sky. List several factors that limit us to being able to see only about 2000 to 3000. *shape of the galaxy *size of the galaxy *The sun's light *light reflection from earth *light pollution *lackness of darkness

64. ## astronomy

Earths temperature averaged over the year is about 300 Kelvin. At what wavelength does it radiate most strongly? What part of the electromagnetic spectrum does this wavelength lie in? Can you see it?

65. ## Astronomy

The apparent brightness of a Cepheid variable star in a far-away galaxy is measured to be 640,000 times fainter compared to an equivalent star 2,000 light years away from the Sun in our Galaxy. Assuming that there is no light absorption between galaxies,

66. ## physics

A particular spiral galaxy can be approximated by a thin disk-like volume 35 Thousand Light Years in radius and 8 Hundred Light Years thick. If this Galaxy contains 790 Billion stars, estimate the average distance between the stars in this galaxy. Hint:

67. ## physics

A particular spiral galaxy can be approximated by a thin disk-like volume 35 Thousand Light Years in radius and 8 Hundred Light Years thick. If this Galaxy contains 790 Billion stars, estimate the average distance between the stars in this galaxy. Hint:

68. ## CHEMISTRY

What is the wavelength in meters for light having a frequency of 2.40 X 10ˆ12 sˆ-1? What portion of the electromagnetic spectrum does this belong?

69. ## i need help with science pls

Which of the following types of stars started out on the main sequence with the largest initial mass? In Graph A, the curve peaks at 800 nm, in the red section of the visible light spectrum. In Graph B, the curve peaks at 550 nm, in the green section of

70. ## Physics

A HeNe laser produces light with a wavelength of 632.8nm. The neon atoms, which emit the light, are moving at a mean velocity of 406m/s? a. What is the difference in the observed freq of light emitted from Ne atoms moving direction toward the exit mirror

71. ## physics

A screen is placed 50cm away from a slit lit by a monochromatic light of wavelength 690nm. The distance seperating the first dark fringe and the third dark fringe in the diffraction pattern is 3mm. Calculate the width of the slit.

72. ## Chemistry

The hydrogen atomic emission spectrum includes a UV line with a wavelength of 92.3 nm. Is this line associated with a transition between different excited states or between an excited state and the ground state? What is the value of n1 of this transition?

A diffraction pattern forms when light passes through a single slit. The wavelength of the light is 680 nm. Determine the angle that locates the first dark fringe when the width of the slit is each of the following. (b) 1.20 x 10^-6 m

74. ## Chemistry (Electrons in Atoms)

The wavelength of visible light varies from 0.40 μm to 0.70 μm as the color of the light changes from violet to red. Calculate the energy of a photon whose wavelength is 0.67 μm HINT: From the wavelength and the speed of light, we can get the frequency.

75. ## physics

Light shines through a single slit whose width is 1.12 mm. A diffraction pattern is formed on a screen located 4.0 m away. The distance between the middle central bright fringe and the second dark fringe is 4.0 mm. What is the wavelength of the light?

76. ## psychology

* Take about 15 index cards and a flashlight that is opaque on all sides (so that light shines only through the front) into a very dark room. * Place all 15 cards over the beam of light. * Slowly remove the cards one at a time until you can barely detect

77. ## Physics

The refractive index of a material is different for different wavelengths and colours of light. For most materials in the visible range of the electromagnetic spectrum, shorter wavelengths have larger refractive index compared to longer wavelengths. The

78. ## physics

The spectrum of light from the galaxy M100 has a prominent dark line at a wavelength of 592.2 nm. The same spectral line observed in a lab on earth has a wavelength of 589.4 nm. How fast is M100 moving relative to earth? (the speed of light = 3.00 x

79. ## Physics

Please help me solve this! The spectrum of the sodium atom is detected in the light from a distant galaxy. If the 590.0 nm line is redshifted to 658.5 nm, at what speed is the galaxy receding from the Earth?

80. ## science

The brightest galaxy in the Bootes cluster of galaxies is found to have a redshift of 0.13. (Assume the speed of light, c, is 3.0 × 10 8 m s−1.) (i) Assuming the Hubble constant, H0, is 70 km s−1 Mpc−1 to two significant figures, calculate the

81. ## chemstry

the most prominent line in the spectrum of an element is 267.2 in what region of the electromagnetic spectrum is this line found

82. ## Science need help ?????///

An astronomer observes two galaxies, A and B, which have redshifts of: Galaxy A = 0.020 and Galaxy B = 0.010. Which galaxy is closest to us and what is its distance away from us? You may assume that the Hubble constant is H0 = 75 km s–1 Mpc−1 and that

83. ## Physics

Our Milky Way galaxy is very similar to our neighboring galaxy Andromeda. Consider that each galaxy contains approximately 4.0 x 10^11 stars each star having an average mass of 2.0 x 10^30 kg. a. If the gravitational pull of Andromeda is 2.4 x 10^30 N, how

84. ## physics

A source of light used for newton's ring experiment consist of two wavelength, wavelength 1 = 7500armstrong and wavelength 2 = 5000armstrong. Given that the mth mark ring of wavelength 1 coincides with the (m + 1)th dark ring of wavelength 2. Determine the

85. ## maths

the galaxy we live in is roughly lens shaped,and pins.its diameter is given inlight years. (1 light year=9.5Exp12km) calculate the circuference or our galaxy in kilometres. the earth is at a point 3Exp4 light yaersfrom the centre.How far does the earth

86. ## Physical Science

Galaxy A is 600 million light years from earth. Galaxy B is moving away from the earth at a speed that is 80% as large as that of Galaxy A. How far from earth is Galaxy B? A. 750 million light years. B. 640 million light years. C. 540 million light years.

87. ## Physics

1. For a particular piece of glass the refractive index for X- rays of wavelength 1.60 X 10^-6 less than unity. At what maximum angle, measured to the surface , must a beam of X-rays strike the glass to undergo total internal reflection? 2 An oil drop of

88. ## Science

with 1*10 to the power of 22 stars in the sky. List several factors that limit us to being able to see only about 2000 to 3000. *shape of the galaxy *size of the galaxy *The sun's light *light reflection from earth *light pollution *lackness of darkness

89. ## physics

The yellow line emitted by a helium discharge tube in the laboratory has a wavelength of 587 nm The same yellow line in the helium spectrum of a star has a measured wavelength of 590 nm. Calculate the speed of the moving star.

90. ## Physical Science Question 2

What is the electromagnetic spectrum? Give examples of each kind of wave and relate each example to its relative position in the spectrum. I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. The following 2 sites will answer all your questions.

91. ## science

100,000 light years refers to... • the size of the spirals with or galaxy (Milky Way) • an approximate measure of the luminosity of the galaxy • an approximate measure of the distance across the galaxy****

92. ## Physics

A lamp fimament is made of tungsten. Why do we get a continuous spectrum rather than a tungsten line spectrum when light from an incandescent lamp is viewed with a spectroscope?

93. ## physics....

1) Yellow light is incident on a single-slit 0.0315 mm wide. On a screen 70.0 cm away, a dark band appears 13.0 mm from the centre of the bright central band. Calculate the wavelength of the light.

Does light always flow from light to dark places? T or False and explain. I say no becasue light shines and it does not flow Photons are emmitted and radiate in all directions until they are absorbed or reflected. So no is correct. They do not flow from

95. ## Physics

Light shines through a single slit whose width is 1.12 mm. A diffraction pattern is formed on a screen located 4.0 m away. The distance between the middle central bright fringe and the second dark fringe is 4.0 mm. What is the wavelength of the light?

96. ## Physics

Due to interference, a thin film reflects no orange light...it appears dark. If you double its thickness and illuminate it again with orange light, what will you see? Choose one answer only. It will appear dark again. It will appear bright (strongly

97. ## Chemistry

Calculate the wavelength in nm of the line with n = 6 in the Pfund series of the spectrum of atomic hydrogen.

98. ## Physics

Due to interference, a thin film reflects no orange light...it appears dark. If you double its thickness and illuminate it again with orange light, what will you see? Choose one answer only. It will appear dark again. It will appear bright (strongly

99. ## Chemistry

The glass panels of a sky roof need to be coated in order to screen out ultraviolet radiation (10-400 nm wavelength) but without color distortion in the visible spectrum. Candidate coating materials are gallium nitride (GaN) with a band gap,Eg, of 3.2 eV,

100. ## chemistry

Calculate the shortest wavelength of visible light (in nanometers) seen in the spectrum of the hydrogen atom. nm What are the principle quantum numbers for the levels in this transition?