ASTR 511 (O'Connell) Lecture Notes



EM SPECTRUM:
DISCOVERY & DIAGNOSTICS


EM REGION RELATIVE
WAVELENGTH
NEW PHENOMENA KEY DIAGNOSTIC
FOR
RADIO               106 AGN, jets,
CMB,
Pulsars
Neutral ISM,
Molecular ISM
IR             100 Protostars Dust, Cold ISM,
Shrouded Starbursts,
z > 3 Galaxies
OPTICAL             1.0  
(Click Me)
 
 
(Click Me)
 
UV             0.1 Intergalactic
Medium
Massive Stars,
Hot & Cold ISM,
AGN
X-RAY             10-4 XR Binaries,
Hot ICM
Hot ISM,
AGN
GAMMA RAY             10-6 GR Bursters