Astronomy 123 — Stellar Structure and Evolution

A rigorous treatment of stellar atmospheres and radiative transfer. Topics include spectral line formation, stellar energy generation, evolution on and away from the main sequence, and the internal structures of stars and other self-gravitating objects. Offered jointly with Pomona and Joint Sciences. Prerequisites: Astronomy 62, Physics 52 or equivalent. 2 credit hours. Offered alternate years; last taught Spring 2003.


    Meetings, Fall 2017