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Our Sun and Stellar Structure

Our Sun and Stellar Structure

Authored by Nick Strobel, "Astronomy Notes" is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section discusses the sun and other stars. Topics discussed pertaining to the sun include: the solar wind, sunspots, the structure of the sun, hydrostatic equilibrium, luminosity, detecting solar neutrinos, and helioseismology. The next section discusses properties of stars, such as mass and luminosity relationships.... Show More


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