Spring 2010 Astronomy 110 MWF 9:30 &mdash 10:20

9. PROPERTIES OF STARS

Distance measurements are critical to understanding stellar properties. Stars span an enormous range of luminosity, temperature, and size, but these parameters are profoundly related to each other. Studying clusters of stars born at the same time provides clues to the lives of stars.


Reading

Please read all subsections of each section below.

11.1 Properties of Stars
11.2 Patterns Among Stars
11.3 Star Clusters

Online

  1. No homework this week — enjoy! Homework will resume next week.

  2. Review the lecture slides.

Joshua E. Barnes      (barnes at ifa.hawaii.edu)
Updated: 13 March 2010
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