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Astronomy notes is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section  discusses the sun and other stars. Topics 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.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- The Sun
= Magnetic Activity
= Solar Structure
= Space Weather
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Lecture/Presentation
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
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- Educators
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helioseismology, hydrostatic equilibrium, luminosity, solar flares, solar neutrinos, solar wind, stars, stellar, structure of the sun, sunspots
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Metadata instance created December 4, 2003 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated:
August 18, 2005 by Marc Gagne
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Strobel, N. (2004). Our Sun and Stellar Structure. Retrieved October 1, 2023, from
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