Comparing stars
Comparing stars

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Comparing stars


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The following appears in Chapter 4 'Comparing stars' from An Introduction to the Sun and Stars, published in association with Cambridge University Press (2004) which has been adapted for openlearn:

Figure 2a © The Royal Astronomical Society;

Figure 2b Science Photo Library;

Figure 5 adapted from Seeds, M.A. (1984) Foundations of Astronomy, Thompson Learning Global Rights Group;

Figure 9 Anglo-Australian Observatory, photograph by David Malin;

Figure 11 Nigel Sharp, Mark Hanna/AURA/NAO/NSF;

Figure 13 NASA;

Figure 14 © Akira, Fujii, Tokyo.

Figure 13 NASA

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