Astronomy 12 - Spring 1999 (S.T. Myers)

Equations and Constants for Midterm #2

Last update: 24 March 1999


Orbital Mechanics:

Electromagnetism, Light, and Atoms:

Intensity, Flux & Radiative Transfer:

Stellar Distances, Magnitudes, and Properties:

Binary Stars:

Note: you will need to know what an ellipse is, and what its semi-major axis and eccentricity are, and where its foci are.

Stellar Structure:

Atmospheres, Photospheres, & Thermodynamics:

Dust, Interstellar Medium & Star Formation:

Relativity & Quantum Mechanics:

Solar Magnitudes:

Common Elements and Isotopes:

Solar Composition:

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