What Gives a Star Its Light?

Answer

Stars are powered by the process of nuclear fusion. This means the hydrogen nuclei are fused together to become helium. This energy is released as radiation and includes light and heat.
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1 Additional Answer
Stars are massive ball of burning gasses. The hotter they are, the brighter the light they give off. That same intensity is what gives stars their twinkling light or blue color.
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