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H-R

OK, the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram.  Science geeks know it: it describes the Main Sequence of stellar evolution, from protoclouds to yellow dwarfs (Sol) to supergiants to black holes.

Behold the H-R diagram of Astronomers!



We loves it. Thank you, Bad Astronomer!

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james_b
Aug. 7th, 2010 02:02 pm (UTC)
The chart certainly wasn't put together by somebody that has lived within the reception area of the BBC television service. Where's Patrick Moore (or more correctly Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore ... wiki entry here) who has presented the monthly "Sky at Night" program pm the BBC since 1957.

Close to 50,000 returns on a Google search for: "Patrick Moore" astronomer

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