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The electromagnetic spectrum

Short wavelength High frequency High energy

Long wavelength Low frequency Low energy

Sun
OPTICAL RADIO XRAY

Saturn
RADIO INFRARED OPTICAL ULTRAVIOLET

Orion Nebula: Stars are born«


RADIO INFRARED OPTICAL XRAY

Cassiopeia A: a star that died in ~1700


RADIO INFRARED OPTICAL XRAY

NRAO/AUI

Compare the radio image on the right, made with the Haystack 37-m single dish telescope at a frequency of 43 GHz with the radio image above made with the 27element Very Large Array.