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Red Giant Stars & Deep Sky Observing

  • Lecture 12:Stellar Evolution- Death of a Star  (25k)  -  ..1 in 100 stars is a red giant Slide # 6: Star Modeling- Laws of Physics.. ..1 in 8000 stars should be in the red giant region if they are premain s.. ..different than MS stars? Slide # 4: The HR Diagram (GRAPHICS) Why? Slide # 5: Red Giants stars spend only a million years on.. ..red giant, white dwarf, or on the main sequen Why are red giants and white dwarfs different than MS.. - ndex1
    http://astro.gmu.edu/classes/a10695/notes/l12/l12.html

  • NASA - New Frontier Opens In The Search For Life On Other Planets  (23k)  -  ..solar system. Dying red giant stars may bring icy planets back from the dead. Once-frozen planets.. ..fits within the Red Giant phase, adding to the number of stars that may have Earth-like planets orbiting.. ..at least 150 red giant stars within 100 light .. ..more than 150 red giant stars are close enough - within 100 light years - for.. - ndex8
    http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2005/0801frozenw...

  • Astromart News - The Study of Tidal Streams in Andromeda Reveals a Violent History of Galactic  (21k)  -  ..chemical properties of red giant stars in these newly discovered tidal streams in Andromeda. Comparing the.. ..large survey of red giant stars in Andromeda. "Our external.. ..groups of Andromeda red giant stars moving with a common velocity. One of the next steps.. ..measurements of individual red giant stars within it," he said... - ndex8
    http://www.astromart.com/news/news.asp?news_id=1042

  • Astromart News - New Frontier Opens In The Search For Life On Other Planets.  (38k)  -  ..orbit their own red giant suns. Billions of years ago, these stars were similar to our Sun. Imagine.. ..at least 150 red giant stars within 100 light years of Earth and many of them.. ..more than 150 red giant stars are close enough - within.. ..stars," said Dr. Bruno Lopez of the Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice, France. Lopez and.. - ndex8
    http://www.astromart.com/news/news.asp?news_id=241

  • make a star  (9k)  -  ..stars are hotter), "giant" because of its increased radius. All stars become red giants, but what happens afterwards depends very.. ..stars: The inner core of the red giant becomes very hot, reaches 200 million degrees and.. ..times), after becoming red giants, burn helium into carbon, as the intermediate mass stars, but subsequently also burn.. ..support life? MASSIVE stars: Stars much more massive than our Sun (ten to a hundred times),.. - ndex4
    http://dolomiti.pha.jhu.edu/public/makeastar/evolution.html

  • Lecture 13:Stellar Evolution- Observations of Elderly Stars  (21k)  -  ..mass star 1% stars are red giants 80 million years (not including subgiants) 9% of stars are white dwarfs Slide # 40:.. ..39: Abundance of Red Giants 90% stars are on the main.. - ndex1
    http://astro.gmu.edu/classes/a10695/notes/l13/l13.html

  • Becky Coretti - Astronomy  (42k)  -  ..beautiful class of red giant stars unusually rich in carbon. As a .. ..similar to a red giant, but with greater luminosity. These stars expel much of their carbon-rich envelopes.. ..stars before they die is the Asymptotic Giant Branch. The star brightens and cools similar to.. ..a class of stars with a high carbon to hydrogen ratio, and a relatively low temperature.. - ndex1
    http://www.beckycoretti.com/astronomy/

  • Stars  (58k)  -  ..size Thought all stars end as red giants Thought all .. ..equal brightness Thought red giants are very hot Thought stars are cold Thought stars are cooler than they are Back.. ..Stellar Sizes Thought stars never change size (M to Giant) Thought the bigger a star is,.. ..stars have solid surfaces Thought all stars on the celestial sphere are visible throughout any night.. - ndex3
    http://www.physics.umaine.edu/ncomins/stars.htm

  • Astronomy & Astrophysics Press Release: Foreseeing the Sun’ s Fate  (17k)  -  ..hundred solar radii), red giant stars are point-like to unaided human eyes on Earth, and even.. ..stars, a class of variable red giants famous for pulsations that last for 80-1,000 days and.. - ndex8
    http://www.noao.edu/outreach/press/pr04/pr20041098.html

  • Telescope Reviews: Really red star...what is it?  (63k)  -  ..Hey, these are red giants. The stars themselves are probably more than 1 AU across. Their.. ..Hey, these are red giants. The stars themselves are probably more.. ..red star at is it? [Re: Tony Flanders ] # 4022813 - 09 02 10 06:39.. - ndex13
    http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/4...

  • Cool Cosmos  (17k)  -  ..out and cooler stars come into view. Large red giant stars and low mass red dwarfs dominate in the near-infrared. The.. ..to (3,000-5,200) Cooler red stars Red giants Dust is transparent Mid-Infrared 5 to (25-40) (92 140) to.. ..giants radiate most intensely in the near-infrared region. Red dwarfs are the most common of all.. ..to 3500 K. Red giants radiate.. - ndex1
    http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/ir_tutorial/ir...

  • Telescope Reviews: NGC 7789  (65k)  -  ..red giants. Dreyer's description reads: "Cluster, very large, very rich, very much condensed, stars of 11th to 18th magnitude." I'm.. ..Its most massive stars have turned to red giants that seem clustered on the western edge.. - ndex5
    http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/4...

  • Lecture 8:The ISM- Nebula and Interstellar Dust Bunnies  (26k)  -  ..Red Dwarfs K and M stars with low luminosity a few are Blue Giants hot, luminous stars a very few are Blue Supergiant.. ..Red Giants and White Dwarfs Red Giants cool, luminous stars upper right on HR diagrams must.. ..hot, low luminosity stars lower left on HR diagram must have small radius.. - ndex1
    http://astro.gmu.edu/classes/a10695/notes/l08/l08.html

  • Your Study Guide for Principles of Astronomy  (136k)  -  ..17 - Aging Stars and Red Giants 3534 stellar evolution red giant aging star red dwarf blue giant Zero Age Main Sequence, ZAMS stars envelope supergiants electron degenerate.. ..protostars T Tauri stars nuclear fusion Main Sequence star nursery protostar T Tauri blue giant red dwarf 14.. - ndex3
    http://www.synapses.co.uk/astro/studygd1.html

  • Telescope Reviews: M11: open cluster, or globular?  (113k)  -  ..stars in globular clusters are red giants, not Main Sequence stars. For example the stars you see resolved in M-13 have.. ..The most luminous stars in globular clusters are red giants, not Main Sequence stars. For example the stars you.. ..red and orange dwarfs that hide in the glare of the few red and yellow giants that give off most of the.. - ndex13
    http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php/Cat/0/Board/be...


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