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Unformatted text preview: Dark nebulae extinction & reddening of starlight Emission nebulae/HII regions Regions of star formation Protostar Premain sequence star B. Low mass stars <2-5M o Main sequence energy source and structural change Post main sequence Red giant energy source, structural change Planetary Nebula White dwarf election degeneracy, novae C. Massive stars >5-10M o Main sequence red supergiant Energy sources and nucleosynthesis in core of star Supernova! Enrichment of IS medium SN1987A Crab Nebula Neutron stars and pulsars (neutron degeneracy) Black holes event horizon=Schwarzchild radius Singularity Observational evidence X-ray binaries Variable Stars Pulsational Variable Period Luminosity Relation RR Lyrae Cepheids Observational Tests clusters open and globular clusters Ages main sequence turnoff Distances main sequence fitting...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course ASTRO 1001 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Minnesota.
- Spring '08