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Chapter 20 Homework

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Chapter 20: Astronomy Assignment


Reading: Astronomy, Chapter 20: Stellar Evolution: the Deaths of Stars

WebLecture: The End of the Star

Planetarium Program: Carry out observing projects #93 through #98.

Website of the Week: Study the animations of Supernova 1987a based on X-ray emissions photographs from the Chandra orbiting laboratory.

Homework problems:

Go over the list of Key Words and Key Ideas at the end of the chapter. If you don't remember the definition of the key word, review its use (the page number on which it is explained is given).

Read through the Review Questions and be prepared to discuss them in class. If any of them confuses you, ask about it!

Check the Moodle for the assigned problems, do all of them, and post your solution for the problem assigned to you, with explanations.

Lab: Binary Stars

Moodle Quiz: Take the chapter quiz. Quizzes are generally due by the day after our next session (this gives you two chances to ask questions in class -- use the opportunity!).