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star a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large, remote incandescent body like the sun.
apparent clearly visible or understood; obvious.
luminosity luminous quality.
absolute magnitude the magnitude (brightness) of a celestial object as it would be seen at a standard distance of 10 parsecs.
temperature A temperature is a numerical measure of hot and cold. Its measurement is by detection of heat radiation, particle velocity, kinetic energy, or most commonly, by the bulk behavior of a thermometric material.
main-sequence stars is a continuous and distinctive band of stars that appears on plots of stellar color versus brightness
astronomical-unit a unit of measurement equal to 149.6 million kilometers, the mean distance from the center of the earth to the center of the sun
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