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Stellar Aberration 2D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Stellar Aberration 2D Model illustrates the phenomenon known as the aberration of starlight, first reported by James Bradley in 1729. Aberration occurs because light has a finite…
Stellar Aberration 3D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Stellar Aberration 3D Model illustrates the phenomenon known as the aberration of starlight, first reported by James Bradley in 1729. Aberration occurs because light has a…
  
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K. Miller and S. Miller
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This site first introduces stellar evolution by exploring hydrostatic balance, radiation pressure, and gravity. The next three sections discuss mass criteria, lifetime, and evolution…
Shapley's Globular Clusters  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Shapley's Globular Clusters Model shows the distribution of globular clusters around the plane of the Milky Way as determined by Harlow Shapley in 1918. The Space View frame…
Spectra 
  
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J. Kaler
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A comprehensive glossary of stellar spectroscopy. Includes absorption lines, atoms and the chemical element, chemical classes of stars, classifying stars, distances from spectra,…
Eclipsing Binary Stars  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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Eclipsing Binary Stars model simulates the detection of eclipsing binary stars. In this method, the light curve from the combination of the two stars, and how it changes over time…
  
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Sonoma State University
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This guide accompanies an educational wall-sheet that uses Active Galaxies as an engagement to teach selected topics in physical science and mathematics. Active galaxies have…
  
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Publisher: Sonoma State University
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The Supernova Educator's Guide was developed by the XMM-Newton and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (formerly GLAST) E/PO programs. It features three curriculum enhancement activities…
  
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V. Dhillon
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This site offers information about the history of binary stars, how they form, and their evolution. There are also images and animations provided throughout this tutorial to better…
Stellar Blackbody Radiation Curves  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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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…
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