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Astronomy 201: Sun & Stars

Resources compiled for students taking Astronomy 201.

Books on the Sun & Stars @SAU Library

Star Clusters

NASA ScienceCast: Fried Planets

Astronomers have caught a red giant star in the act of devouring one of its planets. It could be a preview of what will happen to Earth five billion years from now.

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Corona of the Sun during a Solar Eclipse
Creator/Photographer: Thomas Smillie

Explore the Sun and Stars