Stars/Ultraviolets/Quiz

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Alnitak is a triple star system with an O9.7 supergiant and an O9 giant as well as a B0 giant. These stars illuminate the nearby Flame Nebula. Credit: Mdf, 2MASS/G. Kopan, R. Hurt.

Ultraviolet stars is a lecture that may become part of the radiation astronomy course on the principles of radiation astronomy and is included in the star courses.

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Quiz[edit | edit source]

  

1 Complete the text:

Ordinary glass is partially

to UVA but is

to shorter wavelengths, whereas silica or

glass, depending on quality, can be

even to vacuum UV wavelengths.

2 Complete the text:

The First Byurakan Survey commenced in 1965 using the

telescope at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory. The purpose of the survey was to find galaxies with an

excess.

3 Which of the following is associated with the ultraviolet?

black light
germicidal
fluorescence
Charles Stuart Bowyer
Hα emission
PG 1159

4 True or False, The surface of the Sun is readily imaged in the ultraviolet.

TRUE
FALSE

5 Complete the text:

Match up the radiation letter with each of the detector possibilities below:
Optical rays - L
Visual rays - M
Violet rays - N
Blue rays - O
Cyan rays - P
Green rays - Q
Yellow rays - R
Orange rays - S
Red rays - T
multialkali (Na-K-Sb-Cs) photocathode materials

.
F547M

.
F675W

.
broad-band filter centered at 404 nm

.
F588N

.
thallium bromide (TlBr) crystals

.
F606W

.
18 micrometers FWHM at 490 nm

.
wide-gap II-VI semiconductor ZnO doped with Co2+ (Zn1-xCoxO)

.

6 Complete the text:

The spectral region bounded on the long wavelength side by the atmospheric

absorption and on the short wavelength side by the photoionization of interstellar

is the ultraviolet.

7 Complete the text:

To measure the color index, observe the magnitude of the object successively through two different filters such as

and blue (B), or blue and

.

8 True or False, Spectroscopically Zeta Puppis is classified as O4 I.

TRUE
FALSE

9 Complete the text:

The

series is the series of transitions and resulting ultraviolet emission lines of the

atoms as an electron goes from a high-energy level to an n =

level.

10 True or False, BI 253 is an O2V star in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

TRUE
FALSE

11 Complete the text:

Match up the object viewed in the ultraviolet with its image:
Sun's chromosphere- L
calcite - M
Venus - N
Jupiter's aurora - O
Jupiter - P
Io - Q
Saturn - R
Betelgeuse - S
Mira - T
LAB-1 - U
Messier 101 - V
STEREO B EUVI 171.jpg

.
Opo9913e.jpg

.
Mira the star-by Nasa alt crop.jpg

.
Venuspioneeruv.jpg

.
Aurora Saturn.jpg

.
Jupiter.Aurora.HST.UV.jpg

.
Lyman-alpha blob LAB-1.jpg

Betelgeuse star hubble-580x580.jpg

.
Hubble Space Telescope Image of Fragment BDGLNQ12R Impacts.jpg

.
Calcite LongWaveUV HAGAM.jpg

.
M101 UIT.gif

.

12 True or False, The first direct observation of waves propagating into and through the solar corona was made in 1997 with the SOHO space-borne solar observatory.

TRUE
FALSE

13 Which of the following radiation phenomena are associated with the ultraviolet?

He II lines
B I line
Be II lines
carbon III line
Hβ emission
oxygen O I lines

14 Yes or No, Stellar class O stars have surface temperatures high enough that most of their luminescence is in the ultraviolet.

Yes
No


Hypotheses[edit | edit source]

  1. Ultraviolet radiation can be an indicator of surface fusion above the photosphere of stars.

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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