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 7: Stellar Corpses: White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars

Videos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Supplement the videos with reading from "OpenStax Astronomy"


Astronomy Lesson 07_03: Neutron Stars

Neutron stars are the most extreme objects in the universe composed of what we might still call normal matter. Black holes are another thing. These boundary objects have wild properties and have extreme effects on their surroundings. Forged in the instantaneous fire of a core-collapse supernova, they are awesome objects.

Video List

07_01: White Dwarf Stars
07_02: Novae and Supernovae Type Ia
07_03: Neutron Stars
07_04: Pulsars, X-ray Binaries and Kilonovas

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