B band

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A broad Fraunhofer line in the Sun's spectrum at around 687 nm, due to absorption by molecular oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere. The B band is actually a group of close, regularly spaced lines spanning about 2 nm, unresolved at low resolution.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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