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Unformatted text preview: 13) Theory of star formation 14) Mass luminosity relationship 15) Stellar lifetimes 16) Evolution of <8 solar mass stars (red giant, planetary nebula, white dwarf) 17) Evolution of >8 solar mass stars (red giant, supernova, neutron star or black hole) 18) Concept of electron degeneracy pressure and neutron degeneracy pressure 19) Gravitational redshift around compact objects 20) Nucleosynthesis (stellar formation of elements with higher atomic number) 21) Properties of white dwarfs (how radius varies with mass, nova) 22) Properties of neutron stars (gravitational redshift, pulsars, X-ray bursts and superbursts) 23) Properties of black holes (singularity, Schwartzschild radius, observational evidence) Relevant Lecture Tutorials 1) Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes of Stars 2) HR Diagram 3) Star Formation and Lifetimes* 4) Stellar Evolution *Discussed in class but not assigned...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ASTRONOMY 302 taught by Professor Keller during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly.
- Winter '08