Balmer series

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Balmer series:

see spectrumspectrum,
arrangement or display of light or other form of radiation separated according to wavelength, frequency, energy, or some other property. Beams of charged particles can be separated into a spectrum according to mass in a mass spectrometer (see mass spectrograph).
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Balmer series

[′bȯl·mər ¦sir·ēz]
(spectroscopy)
The set of Balmer lines.
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A-types show the hydrogen Balmer lines strongly, and the H-beta line is particularly easy to locate; it's the first dip to the left of the Profile's peak.
Tick the Balmer Series box and the Balmer lines will be drawn on the Profile.
I was thrilled to see my graph showed the Balmer lines right where they should be.
In Stromgren's 1939 paper, he attributed to Struve and Elvey the discovery of extended areas in the Milky Way in which the Balmer lines were observed.
But, as mentioned above, the effect of the atmosphere shifts the emission of the different Balmer lines depending on their wavelength.
In our case, we have noticed the effect of the differential atmospheric refraction in the monochromatic images of HH 202 obtained for Balmer lines at different wavelengths reaching the value of ~1.3 arcsec between Ha and H11.