Plain-language explanations and a rich set of supporting material help students understand the mathematical concepts and techniques of astronomy.Equivalently, LM = 1 LRG, or LRG = 106LM. 106 So in this case the red giant is a million times more luminous than the small M star. Since their temperatures are the same, this difference is due entirely to the larger size of the red giant.

Title | : | A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy |

Author | : | Daniel Fleisch, Julia Kregenow |

Publisher | : | Cambridge University Press - 2013-08-29 |

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