Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 15:37:40 -0800

Author: Ron Ebert

Subject: Re: spectra


At 04:30 PM 3/11/2002 -0500, Tom Gill wrote:

>This is always a favorite topic for me in astronomy class. I'm still
>seeking a nice clear absorption spectrum. So far I've used glass and
>plastic and solutions for absorption, but nothing with the sharp lines that
>you'd get from a gas.

Try neodymium. They use it in welder's glass. You get some good distinction
molecular absorption bands.

Ron Ebert
UCR Physics Department