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Friday Fun: What is your favorite wavelength? August 2, 2013

Posted by mareserinitatis in electromagnetics, Friday Fun, physics.
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I want to know everyone’s favorite color…by their wavelength.  If you need help, here you go:

spectrum

My personal favorite is right around 400 nm.  And it’s entirely for aesthetic reasons.

So what is yours and why?

(Yeah, I know…everyone is going to pick some non-optical frequency.  And yes, you have to stick to photons.  Maybe we can do sonic waves another week…)

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1. Shawn Johnston - August 2, 2013

656.28 nm. Hydrogen-Alpha solar filter.

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mareserinitatis - August 2, 2013

Not surprised. Someday, I’m going to steal that telescope from you.

So why is it that you responded here, but everyone else responded on FB? 🙂

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