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R Band

(R)
(band of visible light around 6500 angstroms)

The R Band is the red Band of Photometric Systems, typically centered round 658nm and a Full Width At Half Maximum of 138nm. R may indicate the band or a Filter adhering to the specification.

The letter is also used to indicate the Magnitude of the signal observed through the filter, e.g., citing "R = 1.5".


(EMR,infrared,near infrared,band,red,photometry)
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WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
658nm456THz1.9eVR Band

Referenced by:
Dropout
Infrared (IR)
Passband
Photometric System
UBV Photometric System

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