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Lyman Alpha

(Ly-α, Lyα)
(first line in the Lyman series)

Lyman Alpha (Ly-α or Lyα) is a Hydrogen (H) Spectral Line, the first line in the Lyman Series and is a target of interest for astronomical observation. It has a Wavelength of 121.6nm.


(Lyman,hydrogen,line,spectrum)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyman-alpha_line
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
121.6nm2.5PHz10eVLyman Alpha

Referenced by:
Electron Orbital
Gunn-Peterson Trough
Lyman-Alpha Emitter (LAE)
Lyman-Alpha Forest
Lyman Series
Oscillator Strength

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