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A model of the intense magnetic fields around the Sun

Telescopes and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

We use special tools to detect things far away that we can't see with just our eyes. Many tools use different wavelengths on the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) including visible light, infrared light, ultraviolet light, and radio waves. Other tools may detect magnetism—such as the magnetic field lines around the surface of the Sun.
Electromagnetic Spectrum EMS info graphic developed by NASA showing different wavelengths and examples for each rom very long radio waves to very short gamma rays
NASA Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum 

Electromagnetic Spectrum

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