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Lectures on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Cosmology

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Lectures on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Cosmology
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 41

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University level lecture notes: stars and galaxies, distance measurements by parallax, luminosity and brightness, surface temperature, HR diagram, distance to a star using HR, stellar evolution, the Olbers paradox, the expansion of the universe, homogeneous and isotropic Friedmann-Robertson-Walker universes, the dark side of the universe, gravitational redshift, energy density of starlight, lookback time, elementary particles, the early universe, multi-messenger astronomy, quantum black holes.

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