Astronomy

Notes: 7B - Classifying Stars

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Concepts

    • Spectral Classification - Comparing stars to the Sun
    • HR Diagrams - A pattern in the sky
    • Main Sequence - The lives of stars
    • Basic Classification - Sun-Like & Massive Stars and 'Exotic Stars'

Summary Questions / Tasks

    • Draw a version of an HR Diagram from the internet
      1. Label the following
        • Where the Sun is
        • Where all the Main Sequence Stars are
        • White Dwarf Stars
        • Red Giants
        • Blue Giants
        • Why are Brown Dwarfs not on these charts?