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Crash Course Astronomy

Saturn: Crash Course Astronomy #18

Season 1 Episode 18

Saturn is the crown jewel of the solar system, beautiful and fascinating. It is a gas giant, and has a broad set of rings made of ice particles. Saturn has dozens of moons, including Titan, which is as big as Mercury and has a thick atmosphere and lakes of methane; and Enceladus which has an undersurface ocean and eruptions of water geysers.

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Nebulae: Crash Course Astronomy #36
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12:01
Crash Course Astronomy

Nebulae: Crash Course Astronomy #36

Astronomers study a lot of things, but nebulae might be the most beautiful of them all.
Season 1 Episode 36
Star Clusters: Crash Course Astronomy #35
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10:21
Crash Course Astronomy

Star Clusters: Crash Course Astronomy #35

Last week we covered multiple star systems, but what if we added thousands to the mix?
Season 1 Episode 35
Binary and Multiple Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #34
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11:46
Crash Course Astronomy

Binary and Multiple Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #34

Binary stars are gravitationally bound together in the same system.
Season 1 Episode 34
Black Holes: Crash Course Astronomy #33
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12:11
Crash Course Astronomy

Black Holes: Crash Course Astronomy #33

Stellar mass black holes form when a very massive star dies, and its core collapses.
Season 1 Episode 33
Neutron Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #32
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12:42
Crash Course Astronomy

Neutron Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #32

In the aftermath of a some stars we find a weird little object known as a neutron star.
Season 1 Episode 32
High Mass Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #31
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12:02
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High Mass Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #31

Massive stars fuse heavier elements in their cores than lower mass stars.
Season 1 Episode 31