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Electromagnetic Spectrum Cool Fact

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Our eyes cover less than one octave of the electromagnetic spectrum. Astronomical observations from low frequency radio waves to ultra-high energy gamma-rays cover more than 65 octaves.


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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