College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Sep 23, 2019  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

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 ASTR 014  
Recommended:  PHYS 017  and PHYS 018  
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Fall 2020. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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