Monday, October 29, 2012

Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

1. Why is the Hertzsprung Russell Diagram important to the astronomy?
  -Astronomers are able to determine the values and many other characteristics that are of interest to both scientist and the public.

2. What are the two qualities of a star does the HR Diagram measure? And how does the diagram do this?
  -Temperature and absolute value.

3.Wher on the diagram would our sun be found?
  - Our sun would be found about in 5 thousand Kelvin and 5+ Magnitude.

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