The Sky and Seasons
Ptolemys Almagest was first star catalog
Lost in the dark ages, returned by Arabian astronomers
o Names of brightest stars (Alcor, Altair, etc.) are Arabic
Only the brightest have proper names
o ~6000 visible
Lecture 1- Introduction A Modern View of the
Star- A large, glowing call of gas that generates
heat and light through nuclear fusion
2: Rev. Heav. Orbs 11
Planet- A moderately large object that orbits a star;
Lecture 19 Stellar Evolution 3 The
Death of High Mass Stars.
Supernova, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes
Why do we expect neutron stars exist?
How do we know neutron stars exist?
What theoretical arguments predict the existence of black