ASTR 123. Stellar Astrophysics

An overview of physics of the stars, both atmospheres and interiors. Topics may include hydrostatic and thermal equilibrium, radiative and convective transfer nuclear energy generation, degenerate matter, calculation of stellar models, interpretation of spectra, stellar evolution, white dwarfs and neutron stars, nucleosynthesis, supernovae, and star formation.
Prerequisite: PHYS 013 ; ASTR 016 . PHYS 017  and PHYS 018  recommended.
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Spring 2019. Jensen.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
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