We will perform several CLEA exercises during the lab sessions at this workshop. I've tried to provide some extra background information on the science behind the exercises below.
If you finish the CLEA exercise on the Pleiades early, you might try your hand at a very different cluster: the globular cluster M104. Can you figure out its distance using only color-magnitude diagrams?
Two of the lectures from my introductory course for non-science majors describe the sun:
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