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Homework Help: Anyone Know How To Use This Data To Classify A Star From 0 - M?

  1. Jan 16, 2005 #1
    Anyone Know How To Use This Data To Classify A Star From 0 - M???

    RESULTS

    Table 1: The following table demonstrates the results obtained for Star 1

    Line # Wavelength Possible Element/Ion Error Mark-up(nm)
    1 383.91 nm Hydrogen [H] + 0.41
    2 388.60 nm Hydrogen [H] - 0.30
    3 393.26 nm Calcium [Ca+] - 0.14
    4 397.0 nm Hydrogen [H] 0
    5 410.09 nm Hydrogen [H] - 0.10
    6 434.4 nm Hydrogen [H] + 0.30
    7 486.36 nm Hydrogen [H] + 0.26
    8 589.15 nm Sodium [Na] + 0.05
    9 656.3 nm Hydrogen [H] 0

    Table 2: The following table demonstrates the results obtained for Star 2

    Line # Wavelength Possible Element/Ion Error(nm)
    1 369.2 nm - -- - - -
    2 375 nm - - - - - -
    3 378 nm - - - - - -
    4 381 nm - - - - - -
    5 383.36 nm Hydrogen [H] - 0.24
    6 389.26 nm Hydrogen [H] + 0.36
    7 393.9 nm Calcium [Ca+] + 0.5
    8 397.4 nm Hydrogen [H] + 0.4
    9 402.42 nm Helium [H] - 0.18
    10 409.8 nm Hydrogen [H] - 0.40
    11 419.94 nm Helium [H+] - 0.06
    12 434.1 nm Hydrogen [H] 0
    13 446.9 nm Helium [He] - 0.20
    14 454.42 nm Helium {He+] + 0.32
    15 468.58 nm Helium {He+] - 0.02
    16 486.1 nm Hydrogen [H] 0
    17 541.38 nm Helium [He+] +0.28
    18 589.04 nm Sodium [Na] + 0.04
    19 627.7 nm - - - - - -
     
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  3. Jan 16, 2005 #2

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