extreme ultraviolet astronomy

extreme ultraviolet astronomy

[ik¦strēm ‚əl·trə¦vī·lət ə′strän·ə·mē]
(astronomy)
Astronomical observations carried out in the region of the electromagnetic spectrum with wavelengths from approximately 10 nanometers to the ionization edge of hydrogen at 91.2 nanometers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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