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Far Infrared

(FIR)
(infrared radiation with wavelengths in the 30-450um range)

Far Infrared is Infrared (IR) radiation far away from Visible Light. It can indicate cold clouds of gas and Cosmic Dust, cold matter of 140 Kelvins or less. Its Wavelength range is 30-450um.


(infrared,EMR,spectrum,band)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far-infrared_astronomy
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
30um10THz41meVbeginFar Infrared
450um666GHz2.8meVendFar Infrared

Referenced by:
BLAST
Bolometer
Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE)
Herschel Space Observatory
Hyperluminous Infrared Galaxy (HLIRG)
Infrared (IR)
James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT)
Luminous Infrared Galaxy (LIRG)
Planck
Submillimeter Telescope (SMT)
Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy (ULIRG)

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