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What is meant by a blue shift and a red shift for light

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

Solution for problem 22RQ Chapter 19

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Problem 22RQ

What is meant by a blue shift and a red shift for light?

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Solution 22RQ Step 1: Blueshift and redshift are references used to describe the distance the of the object in the space, that is to know if the object is coming closer or farther can be determined using the colour gradient Step 2 : BlueShift : It caused due to decrease in wavelength with corresponding increase in frequency of the electromagnetic waves , it is caused by the movement of source towards the observer

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Chapter 19, Problem 22RQ is Solved
Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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