CH 11 HW due 5/:16 Review Questions 1. Why does Helium fusion require higher temperature than Hydrogen fusion? 5. How can star clusters confirm astronomer’s theories of stellar evolution? 8. How can a star of as much as 8 solar masses form a white dwarf when it dies? 15. Why do you expect neutron stars to spin rapidly? Why do you expect neutron stars to have a powerful magnetic field? 21. What evidence can you cite that black holes really exist? Discussion Question 3. Why wouldn’t an accretion disk orbiting a giant star get as hot as an accretion disk orbiting a compact object? Go to the Griffith Observatory Link at the top of this page. Then go to “The Sky” tab, click on the “Weekly Sky Report” Check it out and name 3 items you can see in the sky. Try to find them, draw a sketch of what you find.