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(involving all colors, i.e., all wavelengths)

The word panchromatic, which basically means "all colors", is occasionally used in astronomy to indicate a very wide span of wavelengths. The word might, for example, be used for a spectrographic survey that covers a very wide range of the spectrum, such as a range in which visible light is just a small portion.

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Ultraviolet Hubble Ultra-deep Field (UVUDF)