Orange Stars in an Autumn Sky: Online experience | Kids Out and About Salt Lake City

Orange Stars in an Autumn Sky: Online experience

Look Up to the Stars Virtual Astronomy Experiences presents: Orange Stars in an Autumn Sky. Are there really stars the color of a pumpkin? You betcha! Let's explore and see those and other Autumn colors twinkling and glowing in the night sky above, and learn some of the science and folklore behind them. This program is presented online, Oct 4, 2021 - Jan 7, 2022, Mon-Fri, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Eastern Standard Time. It is most appropriate for ages 4-11 and ages 12 - 17. Ages 4 - 11

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Are there really stars the color of a pumpkin? You betcha! Let's explore and see those and other Autumn colors twinkling and glowing in the night sky above, and learn some of the science and folklore behind them.

An Orange Giant Star example is Hamal which is the brightest star in the constellation of Aries. Hamal has the Bayer reference Alpha Arietis to signify this. The Star is roughly 11 times the size of the Sun.

Star Color Approximate Temperature Example
Yellow 6000 K Sun
Orange 4000 K Aldebaran
Red 3000 K Betelgeuse

The bright orange star Arcturus, brightest star of the north -
Arcturus is the brightest star north of the celestial equator


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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Contact name: 
Kevin Manning
Dates: 
11/30/2021
12/01/2021
12/02/2021
Time: 
6:00pm - 6:45pm