Measuring the Stars with Light
Lecture no. 3 from the course: The Life and Death of Stars
Taught by Professor Keivan G. Stassun | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Uncover more information encoded in starlight, learning how color and patterns of emission and absorption reveal the surface temperature of a star and its motion relative to Earth. Examine the scientific laws that explain stellar spectra, and find out how stellar distances are measured.