STARS Chapter 8 Section 1. What we will talk about today. What color tells us about the temperature of a star How we can identify what a star is made of How a star’s brightness, location, and distance from earth are measured. What are stars?. Stars are huge, bright balls of burning gas .
What flame is hotter? The flame of the Bunsen burner or the candle?
a Red Giant Star
What color is our sun?
Light is actually made up of many colors. These colors are called the spectrum.
Where else have you
seen these colors?
1)Clearly understood 2)Seeming real or true, but not necessarily so.
Existing in fact
these stars magnitudes?
This quasar is 10 billion light
years from Earth
As we stand on Earth and look at the stars, they seem to move. This is because the Earth revolves around the sun and we are on the surface of the Earth as it revolves. This is called stars’
What has moved?
Based on what you
Now know about
What would Actual
Why do some stars look different than others?
When we look at a star from Earth, will it look the same in 6 months? Why?