The Spectral Sequence and Temperature


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1. Which of these stars is more likely to have molecules in its atmosphere?

2. The arrangement of spectral classes based on temperature is known as the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of the classes and types of the spectral sequence. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include stars and the atmosphere.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • What kind of star is the sun
  • Stars with molecules in their atmosphere
  • Arrangement of spectral classes based on temperature
  • Hottest and coolest stars
  • Weakness of Balmer lines

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related classes and types of the spectral sequence lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the sun in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Balmer lines and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the classes and types of the spectral sequence

Additional Learning

To learn more about the classes and types of the spectral sequence, review the lesson The Spectral Sequence and Temperature which covers the following objectives:

  • Classifying astronomical information
  • Absorption line spectrum
  • How star spectra form
  • Spectral class
  • Define spectral sequence