The Astronomy Center has provided educational resources to introductory astronomy educators since 2003. Over the past 20 years, the rapid pace of discovery has rendered some of our linked resources obsolete. Thus, the Astronomy Center will be decommissioned on March 1, 2022. Our highest quality resources will be retained on ComPADRE.org.

Astronomy Center.org


home - login - register - about - sitemap
advanced search

Search Results

You may use the options below to change your display:
Alter display preferences

The following options can help you tailor your search display:

results per page
Restricted to General Topic: Astronomy
Restricted to Specific Topic: Stars
Restricted to Specific Topic Detail: Spectral Types
Close your folders

Refine your search


Narrow your results

By Subject:

By Resource Type:

By Context:
  • (3)
  • (1)
  • (8)
  • (9)
  • (2)

By Collection:


  
Results #1-#10 of 10
sort by: relevance | subject | date | title | author
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
Editor: P. Garik; Editor: K. Brecher
Post a comment
This page offers links to three websites that offer educational applets developed by project LITE. LITE 1, LITE Vision, and LITE Spectrum Explorer teach students about stellar…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
J. Schombert
Post a comment
This is a lecture that introduces the HR diagram. The HR diagram is a plot of luminosity in solar units on the Y axis and stellar temperature on the X axis. The HR diagram is a key…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
Publisher: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Post a comment
This website, containing information from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, provides projects and activities for advanced astronomy students. In this section, students read a tutorial on…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
Publisher: European Space Agency
Post a comment
The Hipparcos data access software provides tools to interrogate and display the Hipparcos data including statistics to the details of individual stars. It also provides access to…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
Publisher: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Post a comment
The main concern of this SDSS project is to walk the student through the process of classifying stars. It begins by asking the student to make up his, or her, own classification…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
A. MacRobert; Publisher: Sky Publishing Corporation
Post a comment
This article outlines the discovery of spectra and stellar spectral classifications. Included are mnemonics of the spectral sequence, what spectra lines can tell astronomers about a…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
M. Richmond
Post a comment
This web site contains lecture notes for an introductory course in stellar astronomy. It is meant for non-science majors, with a small amount of trig and algebra.
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
R. Vieyra; Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers
Post a comment | Standards
This lesson blends physics and Earth science as students explore the spectra of stars using a physical model composed of balloons and buttons. This activity introduces students to…
Hertzsprung–Russell (H-R) Diagrams  [ Computer Program ]
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
M. Belloni
Post a comment | Relations
The Hertzsprung–Russell (H-R) Diagrams model simulates Hertzsprung–Russell (HR or H-R) diagram for groups of stars. The diagram is a scatter plot of steller luminosity vs. stellar…
Stellar Blackbody Radiation Curves  [ Computer Program ]
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
M. Belloni
Post a comment | Relations
Stellar Blackbody Radiation Curves model simulates the blackbody radiation curve of stars and how this leads to the observed color and luminosity of the star. If a star can be…