Astronomy 162:
Introduction to Stellar, Galactic, & Extragalactic Astronomy

Week 2: The Properties of Stars

For your amusement: an interactive Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. (Roll your cursor over the diagram to find the temperature, spectral type, luminosity, diameter, and mass of stars.)


Monday, January 13: How Far is a Star?

Tuesday, January 14: How Bright is a Star?

Wednesday, January 15: How Hot is a Star?

Thursday, January 16: How Big is a Star?

Friday, January 17: How Massive is a Star?

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Updated: 2003 Jan 17 [bsr]