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    Nebulosity of an O Star (Homework Question)

    1. Question Suppose you examined the spectrum of some nebulosity surrounding a main-sequence spectral-type O star and found that it contained no emission lines, only the continuous spectrum of the star. What conclusions could you draw about the nature of the interstellar material around that...
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    Homework Help -- Relative Velocity

    <Moderator note: moved from technical forums, so no template> Problem: Two trains (A and B) are moving along parallel tracks at different speeds. A person sitting on train A looks out the window and sees two things happen: a firecracker explodes right outside his window, and, exactly 1.0...