Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

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 Class

CRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.

Modules: Home | Videos | Books | Labs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14


Module 3: The Sun

Videos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

You may supplement the videos with readings from chapters 15 and 16 from "OpenStax Astronomy".


Astronomy Lesson 03_05: What Powers the Sun?

Here we learn how the Sun shines, and how long it will shine, as well as some of the great questions of 19th century Physics. We'll also see what your smile looks like when you get a Nobel Prize.

Video List

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

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