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Red supergiant

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  • Red supergiant — Red supergiants (RSGs) are supergiant stars (luminosity class I) of spectral type K or M. They are the largest stars in the universe in terms of volume, although they are not the most massive. Betelgeuse and Antares are the best known examples of …   Wikipedia

  • red supergiant — noun A very large, red star, such as Betelgeuse and Antares …   Wiktionary

  • Supergiant — Supergiants are among the most massive stars. In the Hertzsprung Russell diagram they occupy the top region of the diagram. In the Yerkes spectral classification supergiants are class Ia (most luminous supergiants) or Ib (less luminous… …   Wikipedia

  • Red giant — A red giant is a luminous giant star of low or intermediate mass (roughly 0.5 ndash;10 solar masses) that is in a late phase of stellar evolution. The outer atmosphere is inflated and tenuous, making the radius immense and the surface temperature …   Wikipedia

  • Red Dwarf ships — The British sci fi comedy Red Dwarf prominently features many different spaceships . Three feature regularly, and several have appeared for one or two episodes only but are nonetheless important to Red Dwarf continuity or well known among the fan …   Wikipedia

  • Supergiant —    The largest type of Red Stars. These stars have diameters over 400 times larger than that of our Sun, but they are not very dense, maybe only 40 times more than our Sun …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Blue supergiant — Blue supergiants (BSGs) are supergiant stars (luminosity class I) of spectral type O or B.They are extremely hot and bright, with surface temperatures of between 20,000 to 50,000°C. They typically have 10 to 50 solar masses on the Hertzsprung… …   Wikipedia

  • Yellow supergiant — A yellow supergiant (YSG) is a supergiant star of spectral type F or G. [p. 366, The evolution of massive stars with mass loss, Cesare Chiosi and Andre Maeder, Annual review of astronomy and astrophysics 24 (1986), pp. 329 ndash;375.… …   Wikipedia

  • star — starless, adj. /stahr/, n., adj., v., starred, starring. n. 1. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night. 2. Astron. any of the large, self luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris,… …   Universalium

  • Stellar classification — In astronomy, stellar classification is a classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics. The spectral class of a star is a designated class of a star describing the ionization of its chromosphere, what atomic excitations are… …   Wikipedia

  • Outline of astronomy — Mauna Kea in Hawaii is one of the world s premier observatory sites. Pictured is the W. M. Keck Observatory, an optical interferometer. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to astronomy: Astronomy – studies the… …   Wikipedia

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