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SolarSystem/Universe

Topic 12: Lesson 3 Stars

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large cloud of gas and dust containing an immense volume of material nebula
a contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a star protostar
the blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after its outer layers have expanded and drifted out into space white dwarf
the brilliant explosion of a dying supergiant star supernova
the brightness of a star as seen from Earth apparent brightness
the brightness a star would have if it were at a standard distance from Earth absolute brightness
to study or examine something carefully so one can break it down to its components (parts) analyze
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