Lab report 5

Lab report 5 - Name : Lab#: 5 Title: Visit to the American...

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Name : Lab#: 5 Title: Visit to the American Museum of Natural History 1. Focusing on the following groups of stars: low mass, intermediate mass, high mass, and very high mass, describe the "death" of these
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stars and the remnants produced. You MUST provide your answer in a chart format Low Mass Intermediate Mass High Mass Very High Mass Death When low mass stars use up all the hydrogen they form into giant red stars. Those stars create Planetary Nebulas. The expanding glowing shell mostly consists of ionized gas. The death of a high mass star creates a Supernova, which is a massive explosion that blows up most of the matter of the star. A very high mass star also creates a supernova. Remnants Produced The remnants of such stars are white dwarfs. They are result of gravity that creates and extremely dense matter The remnant products are white dwarfs. The remnant products of high mass stars are neutron stars, which are extremely massive but at the same time very small. Thus, a neutron star is immensely dense. The remnant
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course SCI T07.6020.0 taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at NYU.

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