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equatorial bulge

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  • Stellar rotation — is the angular motion of a star about its axis. The rate of rotation can be measured from the spectrum of the star, or by timing the movements of active features on the surface.The rotation of a star produces an equatorial bulge due to… …   Wikipedia

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