A cool, dilute gas between an observer and a continuous hot source will produce which of the following effects?

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    The peak of the continuous spectrum would be shifted toward lower frequencies.
     Dark absorption lines would appear in the spectrum.
     Bright emission lines would appear in the spectrum.
     The peak of the continuous spectrum would be shifted toward higher frequencies.
     The spectral lines would be broadened by the heat from the source.
asked Sep 20, 2012 in Astronomy by anonymous
    

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Dark absorption lines would appear in the spectrum.
answered Sep 22, 2012 by SkyStar ~Expert~ (2,855 points)



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