Sarah Cunningham
  Internet in Education
       EME 6936
Protostar – What exists before a star is born
                                                            Types of Stars
T...
Home

 Did you know?




                 The Sun
A constellation is a group of stars that
     appear to form a pattern in the sky.

Three famous     Ursa Minor
Constellat...
Also known as the Little
  Dipper, Ursa Minor
contains a very famous
  star called Polaris*.



        *The North Star
The Ursa Major is
commonly called
 the Big Dipper.
    Its shape
resembles a bear.
Orion is known as
 The Hunter. It is
     the most
   recognizable
constellation in the
        sky.
Formed about 4.6
 billion years ago, our
solar system consists of
the sun and all celestial
 objects that are bound
     t...
What can we find in
 our solar system?
Planets
Asteroid belt
Dwarf Planets (moons)
Dust and other particles
Listed in order from the Sun:
         Mercury
         Venus
         Earth
         Mars
         Jupiter
         Satur...
A Galaxy is massive! It is
            bound together by gravity.


  What is in a galaxy?
Stars
Stellar Remnants
Interste...
Our solar system is in the Milky Way
Galaxy. Its diameter is about 100,000
             light years.
The Universe is everything
 that exists in intergalactic
            space.




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  1. 1. Sarah Cunningham Internet in Education EME 6936
  2. 2. Protostar – What exists before a star is born Types of Stars T Tauri Star – Stage in a star’s formation Main Sequence Star – The majority of the stars in our galaxy Red Giant Red Giant Star – Forms after a star consumes its stock of hydrogen in its core White Dwarf Star – When a star completely runs out of hydrogen fule Red Dwarf Star – Most common kind of star, has a cool temperature Neutron Star – Exotic star made completely up of neutrons Supergiant Star – Largest stars in the Universe
  3. 3. Home Did you know? The Sun
  4. 4. A constellation is a group of stars that appear to form a pattern in the sky. Three famous Ursa Minor Constellations are: Ursa Major Orion
  5. 5. Also known as the Little Dipper, Ursa Minor contains a very famous star called Polaris*. *The North Star
  6. 6. The Ursa Major is commonly called the Big Dipper. Its shape resembles a bear.
  7. 7. Orion is known as The Hunter. It is the most recognizable constellation in the sky.
  8. 8. Formed about 4.6 billion years ago, our solar system consists of the sun and all celestial objects that are bound to it by gravity.
  9. 9. What can we find in our solar system? Planets Asteroid belt Dwarf Planets (moons) Dust and other particles
  10. 10. Listed in order from the Sun: Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto
  11. 11. A Galaxy is massive! It is bound together by gravity. What is in a galaxy? Stars Stellar Remnants Interstellar medium of gas and dust
  12. 12. Our solar system is in the Milky Way Galaxy. Its diameter is about 100,000 light years.
  13. 13. The Universe is everything that exists in intergalactic space. Hubble Ultra Deep Field
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