flash animation

Blackbody Curves (NAAP)

Demonstrates how the blackbody spectrum varies with temperature. This explorer also shows how the relative intensities observed through different filters (a 'color index') can give an estimate of temperature.



Usage Instructions

Running this animation on your computer...

  1. right-click to download bbexplorer.swf and bbexplorer.html to the same directory
  2. open the html file in a browser to run the animation

Linking to this animation...

  1. copy and paste the code below into your webpage or blog:
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Putting this animation on your website...

  1. upload bbexplorer.swf to the same directory as your webpage
  2. copy and paste the following code into your webpage:
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