Light, Atoms, and Telescopes

Dr. Mitrović's Lecture Clips (audio + video, mp4)
Dr. Mitrović's Lecture Notes (pdf)
Animations
Additional Sources of Information
  • Atomic Spectra
    • continuous spectra and line spectra: University of Waterloo; Nick Strobel (Bakersfield College): Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
    • emission and absorption spectra:
    • summary of spectroscopy in astronomy: Horizons, Thomson/Brooks Cole Part 1 ([movie] 9:59), Part 2 ([movie] 9:47)
    • additional good summaries: Caryl Gronwall (Pennsylvania State University) Lecture 1 and Lecture 2