Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

Introductory Astronomy Lecture Series
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Astronomy Lesson 31: Color and Temperature

Here we chat about how we exactly define color in astronomy using broadband filters. We also detail how color relates to temperature, what temperature actually is, and how blackbody radiation manifests in everyday life and in stars.


William Paterson University Department of Physics American Astronomical Society Amateur Astronomers Association of New York Astronomical Society of the Pacific