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mid infrared

(MIR, mid-IR)
(infrared radiation with wavelengths in the 7.5-25 μm range)

Mid infrared, meaning the middle of the infrared band, is generally considered to include wavelengths in the range of 7.5-25 μm. Astronomical bands include the N band and Q band.


(infrared,EMR,spectrum,band)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrared_astronomy
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
7.5μm40THz165meVbeginmid infrared
25μm12THz50meVendmid infrared

Referenced by pages:
chopping mirror
European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)
European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope (ESO VLT)
Gemini Observatory
infrared (IR)
infrared dark cloud (IRDC)
Infrared Telescope Maffei (ITM)
L-type star (L)
obscured fraction-luminosity relation
passband
SOFIA
SPICA
Subaru Telescope
University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory (TAO)
T-type star (T)
Wien's displacement law
Y-type star (Y)

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