Stellar Evolution - White Dwarfs and Supernovae
ASTRONOMY 3 Lesson 19
The Planetary Nebula NGC 6543 with its central white dwarf as observed by Hubble Space Telescope in the visual and the Chandra satellites in X-rays (Y.-H Chu et al.). The image
Astronomy 4: HW #5
Due date: Tuesday, May 12th
1. Properties of Giant Stars
(a) What is the escape velocity (in m/s) from the surface of the Sun?
(b) What is the escape velocity (in m/s) from the surface of a red giant star with a mass of
1M and a radius
Astro 4 Homework #1 Solutions
1) Workout with Scientific Notation and Units
A. Express 0.00000000000482 in scientific notation.
Answer: 4.82 10-12
B. Express 35700000000000000 in scientific notation.
Answer: 3.57 1016
C. Express 5.0 1016 m in terms of ast