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Spectroscope: dark absorption lines

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crimsondarkn
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Dec27-06, 12:15 PM
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Why are Absorption lines dark?


I don't really understand the spectroscope and how it works... Can anyone help me out with this theoretical question? No math involved!!

Thanks.
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Dec27-06, 12:24 PM
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Give this page a read: Atomic Absorption and Emission Spectra


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