SCI 151 Week 3 Science of Stars Paper

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SCI 151 Week 3 Science of Stars Paper

View the following interactive multimedia
located in the Classroom:

  • The
    Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram self-guided tutorial

Write a
700- to 875-word paper in which you discuss the science of sunlight and stars.
Include the following elements:

  • Explain how
    astronomical instruments help astronomers determine the composition,
    temperature, speed, and rotation rate of distant objects.

  • Explain the
    properties of stars in the diagram located in the "What is a
    Hertzsprung-Russell diagram?" section in Ch. 12 of The
    Essential Cosmic Perspective

  • Summarize
    the complete lifecycle of the Sun, including its nature and properties.

  • Determine
    where the Sun is in its lifecycle.

Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Use the following subtitles for each section.You
would lose 10 points if you did not use these subtitles.

Introduction (10%)

How to Determine the Properties of Distant Objects




      Rotation Rate(10%)

Properties of Stars in the HR Diagram(20%)

Life Cycle of the Sun and its Current Status(20%)


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