Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 29 - Think and Explain: 38

Answer

You’ll see a symmetric spectrum of colors on either side of the lights.

Work Step by Step

This is similar to the photo shown in Figure 29.21. For streetlamps, the colors in the spectrum may not be continuous. We will learn more about these "emission spectra" in a later chapter.
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