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c.f . “Radiometry and the Detection of Optical Radiation,” by Robert W. Boyd, Wiley and Sons, 1983

Widger, W. K. and Woodall, M. P., Integration of the Planck blackbody radiation function, Bulletin of the Am. Meteorological Society, 57, 10, 1217-1219, Oct. 1976

CRC Handbook of Chemisry and Physics, 56th edition #521

J. D. Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics, 2nd ed., pp 522

The tangential effect is small in most realistic cases anyway.  For example, 1000 cm-1 light (10 μm) from a source moving at 100 km/s perpendicular to the line of sight is shifted only 56×10-6 cm-1.

T. P. Gill, “The Doppler Effect”, Logos Press, Inc., 1965

Calculation of a Blackbody Radiance
Units of Frequency
Units of Wavelength
Units of Wavenumbers
Radiance: Integrating the Planck Equation
In-band Radiance: Integrating the Planck Equation over a Finite Range
Appendix A: Algorithms for Computing In-band Radiance
Appendix B: The Doppler Effect
Appendix C: Summary of Formulas
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