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Astronomy in Color - An Activity for Research-Based Science Education

Astronomers explore the universe through a range of colors far beyond what the human eye can see - from the highest energy gamma-rays through x-rays, ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light, to the lowest energy radio waves. Transforming images of the sky into colors we can see allows astronomers to visualize the invisible universe.

Astronomy in Color is a web tool that can be used for introductory astronomy classes. No special software is required beyond a basic browser capable of supporting Flash, and students can work independently, in small groups, or in organized lab classes.

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RBSEU is funded through a CCLI grant from the National Science Foundation



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