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 7: Stellar Corpses: White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars

Videos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Supplement the videos with reading from "OpenStax Astronomy"


Astronomy Lesson 07_04: Pulsars, X-ray Binaries and Kilonovas

Neutron stars make themselves known by their spin. They create a huge magnetic dynamo that powers the emissions seen in X-rays and gamma-rays. They can also do similar thing like we saw with novae, but with much more extreme results.

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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