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Infrared

(IR)
(electromagnetic radiation, wavelength .74-300 micrometers)

Infrared is Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) with Wavelength in the range of 750 nm to 1 mm. Frequency is 1 to 400 THz. It is situated between Visible Light and Radio.

Astronomical Atmospheric Windows/bands in infrared:

Near Infrared (NIR)650nm-1000nmR Band and I Band
Near Infrared1100nm-1400nmJ band
Near Infrared1500nm-1800nmH band
Near Infrared2000nm-2400nmK Band
Near Infrared3000nm-4000nmL band
Near Infrared4600nm-5000nmM band
Mid Infrared (MIR)7500nm-14500nmN band
Mid Infrared17um-25umQ band
Far Infrared (FIR)28um-40umZ band
Far Infrared330um-370umZ band
Far Infrared450umsubmillimeter

(EMR,spectrum,band)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrared
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
750nm400THz1.7eVbeginInfrared
1mm300GHz1.3meVendInfrared

Referenced by:
Active Galaxy
Active Galactic Nucleus (AGN)
Aperture Synthesis
Atacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment (ASTE)
Cassini
Cosmic Background Radiation (CBR)
Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT)
Cosmic Infrared Background (CIB)
Circumstellar Disk
Carbon Monoxide (CO)
Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE)
Cosmic Dust
CRIRES
Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR)
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope (ESO VLT)
Euclid
Extreme Adaptive Optics (ExAO)
Far Infrared (FIR)
Faint Infrared Grism Survey (FIGS)
Gemini Observatory
Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)
Gemini Planet Imager (GPI)
Grating
Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC)
Hale Telescope
HERMES
Herschel Space Observatory
NEWS
Hyperluminous Infrared Galaxy (HLIRG)
Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
I Band
IPAC
Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS)
Infrared Dark Cloud (IRDC)
Infrared Survey Facility (IRSF)
IRTF
Infrared Space Observatory (ISO)
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT)
JUICE
Juno
Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO)
Keck Observatory
Kilonova
Keck Planet Imager And Characterizer (KPIC)
Large Binocular Telescope (LBT)
L-Type Star (L)
Luminous Infrared Galaxy (LIRG)
Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT)
LUVOIR
Mars Express
Microwave
Mid Infrared (MIR)
Mimir
MMT
Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIR)
Near Infrared (NIR)
Nitrogen (N)
OIR
Origins Space Telescope (OST)
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH)
PAH Emissions
Passband
Photochemistry
Photometric System
Radio
Radiometer
Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)
Star Formation Rate (SFR)
SOFIA
SPIRITS
Spitzer Space Telescope (SST)
Starburst Galaxy
STARFIRE
Submillimeter Astronomy
Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)
UBV Photometric System
UKIDSS
United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT)
Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy (ULIRG)
Visible Light
VISTA
Voyager
Vegetation Red Edge (VRE)
Wavelength
James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
William Herschel Telescope (WHT)
Atmospheric Window
Wide Field Infrared Explorer (WIRE)
Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)

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