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 4: Measuring the StarsVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Supplement the videos with readings from "OpenStax Astronomy"
Astronomy Lesson 04_03: Binary Stars, Visual and Spectroscopic
This is the first of two videos about binary stars and their applications.
- Alcor and Mizar
- Nu Draconis
- Hubble Space Telescope Measurement of Sirius B's Mass
- Sky Safari
- Washington Double Star Database
- Newton’s form of Kepler’s 3rd law
- On a Revision of Certain Spectroscopic-Binary Orbits, by R. F. Griffin
- Binary Stars in General
- Stellar Masses