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Nearby stars tree 22 stars galaxies and the universe

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Unformatted text preview: s Tree 22 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač The Milky Way, made of 100 billion stars (1011), one of which is the sun. Nearby Stars Planet Tree 22 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač The Milky Way, made of 100 billion stars (1011), one of which is the sun. Nearby Stars Planet Tree Dust, which blocks our view of some of the 100 billion stars. 22 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač The Milky Way 23 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač A Close-Up… Center of the Milky Way (The “Bulge”) More dust Stars are so far away an d so close together that their light overlaps an d lo oks smo oth 24 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač The view depen ds on the wavelength Optical Infrared, which penetrates dust more easily 25 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač Let’s lo ok at a range of wavelengths 26 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač What does the MW lo ok like? Lo ok at possibly similar galaxies… Side View Top View 27 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Maruša Bradač What does the MW lo ok like? Another...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2014 for the course AST 10G taught by Professor Lloydknox during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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