The Sun and Stars

The Sun and Stars

Streaming Video - 2006
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This video looks deep into space to learn how stars are born and how, eventually, they die. Each stage is covered: the formation of proto-stars, the nuclear ignition of main sequence stars, the cooling of red giants, the compaction of white dwarfs, and the final drama: death by burnout as a black dwarf or by supernova. Special attention is given to the Sun-its effect on the Earth, its projected life span, and its various levels, from corona to core, and their characteristics-as well as to spectrographic analysis of starlight and star classification with the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2006.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)


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