Project Astronomy "Stars" ABC Book

Project Astronomy "Stars" ABC Book
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Student computer lab project review. Students can create an electronic class presentation on the subject of stars (and galaxies) using a letter of the alphabet beginning with “A” and ending with “Z.” A student example of an "ABC Star Book" in PowerPoint can be found by going to

Terms covered in this unit include:

parallax, stellar parallax, light year , parsec, proper motion, radial motion, transverse velocity, Mira, Hipparchus, apparent magnitude, absolute magnitude, luminosity, Rigel, Betelgeuse, Sirius, blackbody curve, luminosity, Sirius A, Sirius B, Mintaka, Mira, color index, spectral classes, stellar spectra, stellar sizes, giants, supergiants, dwarfs, main sequence, white dwarf, Hertsprung-Russell (HR) Diagram, main sequence, blue giants, red dwarfs, spectroscopic parallax, stellar distance, Hipparcos satellite, Luminosity class, Alpha Centauri A, B and C, visual binaries, spectroscopic binaries, binary stars, stellar mass, Interstellar medium, Small and Large Magellanic Cloud, Orion, Nebula, Protostar, T Tauri star, Fusion, Hydrogen-core burning, Hayashi track, Low mass stars, star clusters, Main Sequence, "Failed" stars , Brown Dwarfs, Jupiter-like planets, emission nebulae, O and B type stars, Milky Way, IRAS , Beta Pictoris, Orion nebula, proto-star, stellar evolution, bipolar flow, shock waves, open clusters, closed clusters, Pleiades, "Seven Sisters", stellar associations, globular clusters, Andromeda galaxy, M13, loose stellar associations, Sun, Alpha Centauri


Project Astronomy "Stars" ABC Book by astronomydad is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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1 page
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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