This lesson covers both the apparent and absolute magnitude of stars, brightness and luminosity, the logarithmic scale and the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. The H-R diagram includes the positions of the main stellar types, the Sun and the evolutionary path of the Sun.
There is a worksheet of questions on these topics, including an answer sheet.
This is the fourth (of 6) lessons in this section entitled “Astrophysics” which is available as a bundle in our shop.
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iGCSE Astrophysics (6 lessons including PowerPoints and Worksheets)
This bundle contains 6 lessons, all of which include a detailed PowerPoint and worksheets or tasks: * The Universe * Orbits and Orbital Motion * Stellar Evolution * Stellar Magnitude and the HR diagram * Evolution of the Universe * Evidence for the Theory of the Big Bang
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