hw5 - time scale as a function of the mass for the range of...

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Department of Physics University of Alabama in Huntsville Fall semester, 2006 AST 371: Introduction to Astrophysics Homework Assignment No. 5 Due date: 10/11/2006 Problem 1: Use the data in the Table to estimate the nuclear time scale for main-sequence stars. Assume that 10% of the mass is in the core and available for nuclear reactions. Plot the
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Unformatted text preview: time scale as a function of the mass for the range of main-sequence masses. How does the lifetime scale with the mass? Does your result agree with the result quoted in class? Explain! Problem 2: 9.3 Problem 3: 9.11 Problem 4: 9.12 and 9.13....
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