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


Module 5: Star Formation and Birth

Videos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Supplement the videos by reading the following sections in "OpenStax Astronomy"


Astronomy Lesson 05_04: HII Regions and Star Forming Regions

HII regions are very pretty to see in the sky, but they also are the places where stars are created.

Video List

05_01: Stellar Evolution Overview
05_02: The Phases of the Interstellar Medium
05_03: Giant Molecular Clouds
05_04: HII Regions and Star Forming Regions
05_05: Protostars

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