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Doppler effect on light

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kjamha
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May16-14, 08:55 PM
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If a star races toward earth the emitted light will be blue shifted. If the violet light produced from the star has a wavelength of 400 nm and it is blue shifted to 1 mn, does this light now exist as x-rays (on earth)?
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May16-14, 09:53 PM
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Yes, the light received at Earth will fall in the X-Ray band.


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