Virtual Idea Lab

Astronomy Class, Week 9: Sun & Stars; Stellar Classification; HR Diagram

Read Chapters 11-14 in the textbook (The Essential Cosmic Perspective, 7th edition, Bennett et al, 2014).

View Astronomy Lecture 9 slides.

Read about the Sun here, and at this NASA website.

Read about Stars here, and at this National Geographic website.

Learn about Stellar Classification here.

Study the HR Diagram at Cornell University's website.

Post about what you've learned this week in the Astronomy Week 9 Forum on Sakai (no later than next Monday).

Take Week 9 Quiz on Sakai.