William Paterson University
Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.
Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:
Online Introductory Astronomy ClassCRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.
Module 3: The SunVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
You may supplement the videos with readings from chapters 15 and 16 from "OpenStax Astronomy".
Astronomy Lesson 03_04: Energy Transport in the Sun
Here we learn how energy moves around in the Sun, and take a peek at the basic equations of stellar structure.
- Solar Convection Zone
- Solar Radiation Zone
- Radiative Transfer
- Random Walk of Photons out of the Sun
- The equations of stellar structure
- Heat Transfer Song, with the Whoop
|03_01: The Sun's Bulk Properties|
|03_02: The Sun's Surface Appearance|
|03_03: The Core of the Sun|
|03_04: Energy Transport in the Sun|
|03_05: What Powers the Sun?|
|03_06: The Solar Neutrino Problem|