The World of Stars: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

Book Cover: El mundo de las estrellas Book Cover: El mundo de las estrellas

Title: The World of Stars

Author: José Luis Comellas

Publisher: Equipo SIRIUS

Year: 1997

ISBN: 84-86639-92-1

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

This 213-page book provides a very complete and simple description of the stars. The author explains magnitudes of stars, distances in the sky, their effects (absolute magnitudes), the colors of stars...

The World of Stars

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This 213-page book provides a very complete and simple description of the stars. The author explains magnitudes of stars, distances in the sky, their effects (absolute magnitudes), the colors of stars, spectra, abundances, stellar populations, the HR diagram and its implications, the main and derived sequences, the environment inside a star, thermonuclear reactions, radiation and convection, the origin of stars, nebulae, proto-stars, planets in other systems, dwarfs, mature stars, analysis of open clusters, binary stars, the relationship between mass and luminosity, massive stars, supernovas, dead stars, pulsars, black holes, and remnants.

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