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Astronomy Quiz #1

blue star High mass star that is very hot
nebula Large cloud of dust and gases; beginning stage of all stars
supernova An exploding star; shines very brightly
red giant An older, larger, and cooler star
yellow star Average mass star, like our sun
black dwarf Last stage of an average mass star; the star has used all its energy and has stopped glowing
neutron star The remains of an exploding star; very small and dense
black hole Region in space from the collapse of a massive star; has very strong gravity and no light escapes
"A star is born" When contracting cloud of gases become so hot, nuclear fusion starts; producing heat and light
white dwarf After an older star has expanded and collapsed, what remains is a smaller star that glows faintly
Created by: massameno