Mini Spectroscope

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Mini Spectroscope

Postby Mariner » Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:01 pm

Saw this posted on Cloudy Nights so I thought I'd post this here to share.

https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/awschwab/www/specweb.htm
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Re: Mini Spectroscope

Postby Gary » Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:41 pm

Interesting! Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Mini Spectroscope

Postby fizzy123 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:54 am

Oh this simple spectroscope designed from an old CD. I first heard of it during the singatro festival 2004 as presented by the the guest speaker from USM.

An intelligent usage of the close recording tracks as a form of diffraction grating


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