HR 400Shining Light on the Stars - the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

One of the most powerful tools in astrophysics is the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, plotting the actual brightness (absolute magnitude) of stars against their colour (hence their temperature).

This short film describes the Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) diagram in detail, from the history of its creation to the practical use it has for astronomers today.

We begin with the brightest stars as seen from Earth and then travel to some of the closest stars to the Sun, using the H-R diagram to describe them along the way.

Full preview below. Narrative script available here.

Film Type

Length: 16min
KS5  /  Adults

Head office

Immersive Experiences Ltd,
86-90 Paul Street,
London,
EC2A 4NE

Call: 0800 3118 360

info@immersive-experiences.co.uk

Business hours

Operating 24/7 365 days a year

Enquiries: Mon - Sat 9-5

Out of hours call:  +44(0)7914512536

NEWS | OFFERS | COMPETITIONS

Stay up to date with our amazing brands

 

Newsletter

Free monthly newsletter exclusive to our readers only