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1 PH1600: Introductory Astronomy Lecture 16: Star Death Find the Supernova

2 PH1600: Introductory Astronomy Lecture 16: Star Death Next Lecture: Black Holes School: Michigan Technological University Professor: Robert Nemiroff Online Course WebCT pages: This class can be taken online ONLY, class attendance is not required!

3 You are responsible for… Lecture material Listed wikipedia entries But not higher math APODs posted during the semester APOD review every week during lecture Completing the Quizzes Homework quizzes Homework 8 due later (Monday) by 5 pm See WebCT at

4 4 Zoom into the Pelican Nebula

5 5 Wikipedia entries: stellar evolution planetary nebula white dwarf supernova SN1987A neutron star 5

6 Star Death Low mass stars Planetary nebulas White dwarfs High mass stars Supernovas Neutron stars Black holes

7 M57: The Ring Nebula Credit: H. Bond et al., Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA), NASA APOD: 2006 June 25

8 88 Exploring the Ring Credit & Copyright: Astro- Cooperation - Stefan Heutz/Wolfgang Ries APOD: 2008 September 18

9 NGC 2440: Cocoon of a New White Dwarf Credit: H. Bond (STScI), R. Ciardullo (PSU), WFPC2, HST, NASA APOD: 2006 May 7

10 The Cat's Eye Nebula Credit: J.P. Harrington and K.J. Borkowski (U. Maryland), HST, NASA APOD: 2002 March 24

11 Cat's Eye Credit: NASA, ESA, HEIC, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / (AURA) APOD: 2005 September 24

12 Halo of the Cat's Eye Credit: R. Corradi (Isaac Newton Group), D. Goncalves (Inst. Astrofisica de Canarias) APOD: 2003 November 1

13 M2-9: Wings of a Butterfly Nebula Credit: B. Balick (U. Washington) et al., WFPC2, HST, NASA APOD: 2005 June 12

14 IC 418: The Spirograph Nebula Credit: R. Sahai (JPL) et al., Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), NASA APOD: 2004 October 17

15 The Eskimo Nebula from Hubble Credit: Andrew Fruchter (STScI) et al., WFPC2, HST, NASA APOD: 2006 July 9

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17 White Dwarf Star Spiral Credit: Tod Strohmayer (GSFC), CXC, NASA Illustration: Dana Berry (CXC) APOD: 2005 June 1

18 An Intermediate Polar Binary System Illustration Credit & Copyright: Mark Garlick (Space-art) APOD: 2006 May 21

19 Explosions from White Dwarf Star RS Oph Illustration Credit & Copyright: David A. Hardy & PPARC APOD: 2006 July 26

20 Nova Over Iran Credit & Copyright: Mohammad Rahimi APOD: 2007 February 19

21 V838 Light Echo: The Movie Credit: H. Bond (STScI), et al., et al., ESA, NASA APOD: 2003 April 2

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23 White Dwarf Stars Cool Credit: H. Richer (UBC) et al., WFPC2, HST, NASA APOD: 2000 September 10

24 Supernova 1994D and the Unexpected Universe Credit: High-Z Supernova Search Team, HST, NASA APOD: 2000 March 12

25 A Nearby Supernova in M51 Credit & Copyright: R Jay GaBany (Cosmotography.com) APOD: 2005 July 19

26 Supernovas White dwarf supernova Type 1a All have nearly the same brightness Core collapse supernova Type II Typical: Star tries to fuse iron in its core We are star-stuff

27 SN 2005ap: The Brightest Supernova Yet Found Credit: SDSS, R. Quimby/McDonald Obs./UT-Austin APOD: 2007 October 16

28 Composite Crab Credit: NASA - X-ray: CXC, J.Hester (ASU) et al.; Optical: ESA, J.Hester and A.Loll (ASU); Infrared: JPL-Caltech, R.Gehrz (U. Minn) APOD: 2006 October 26

29 SN 1006: Supernova Remnant in X-Rays Credit: J. Hughes (Rutgers) et al., CXC, NASA APOD: 2005 December 26

30 X-Rays From Tycho's Supernova Remnant Credit: SAO, CXC, NASA APOD: 2004 May 22

31 Simeis 147: Supernova Remnant Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler APOD: 2005 March 24

32 The Mysterious Rings of Supernova 1987A Credit: (ESA/ STScI), HST, NASA APOD: 2002 March 31

33 The Expanding Light Echoes of SN 1987A Credit: The SuperMACHO Team, CTIO, NOAO, NSF APOD: 2006 January 25

34 Shocked by Supernova 1987A Credit: P. Garnavich (Harvard CfA) et al., NASA APOD: 2002 February 23

35 Sher 25: A Pending Supernova? Credit & Copyright: W. Brandner (UIUC), et al., ESO, 1.54-m Telescope, Chile APOD: 2001 October 27

36 Doomed Star Eta Carinae Credit: J. Morse (ASU), K. Davidson (U. Minn) et al., WFPC2, HST, NASA APOD: 2006 March 26

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39 Composite Crab Credit: J. Hester (ASU) et al., CXC, HST, NASA APOD: 2005 March 26

40 40 A Dark Pulsar in CTA 1 Credit: NASA, S. Pineault (DRAO)NASAineault (DR APOD: 2008 October 218 Oc

41 A Lonely Neutron Star Credit: F. Walter (SUNY Stony Brook), WFPC2, HST, NASA APOD: 1998 November 28

42 A Nearby Supernova in M51 Credit & Copyright: R Jay GaBany (Cosmotography.com) APOD: 2005 July 19


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