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Stars vocabulary

All star terms for quiz

Nebula A cloud of dust and has in space
Protostar Begins to form out of a nebula
Main sequence stars A star that is fusing hydrogen and helium, often called the adult form of a star
Red giant Star that uses up its supply of hydrogen out its core expands
Planetary nebula As a red giant expands it is no longer able to hold onto its outer layer gas the expanding layer of gas is called this.
White dwarf The hot and dense core of a star is called this. It's very hot, up to 100,000 degrees celsius.
Black dwarf White dwarf that has cooled off
Supergiant Masses 10 or more times the sun. Luminosities form 30,000 to a million times more then the sun
Supernova An explosion that rips a star apart near the end of its life
Created by: Sharpshooter427