- Schedule of Classes - July 13, 2020 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - July 13, 2020 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
Intended to provide a systematic development of stellar astrophysics, both theory and observations. Topics include hydrostatic equilibrium; equation of state; radiation transfer and atmospheres; convection and stellar turbulence; nuclear burning and nucleosynthesis; solar neutrinos; star formation; pre-main sequence stars; brown dwarfs; end states of stellar evolution (white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes); supernovae; interacting binary stars; stellar rotation and magnetic fields; stellar pulsations; winds and outflows.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: physics at the advanced undergraduate-level. Though helpful, no astronomy background required.
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: ASTRO 6560
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
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