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PHOSPHORUS MOON DEMONSTRATION
(1 of 4 - Variations Available).
Combustion of Red Phosphorus in Oxygen Atmosphere
This spontaneous process produces a characteristic yellow-white glow. The product of the combustion is phosphorus pentoxide P2O5. A vacuum is created by the combustion which draws the water in the beaker up the tube of the flask.
Copyright:© 2005 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs
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