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A giant star is a star with substantially larger radius and luminosity than a main- sequence (or dwarf) star of the same surface temperature. They lie above the ...

Giant Stars - Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com

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Giant Star. Remember when we talked about sun-sized stars? We said that at the end of their lives these stars expand, taking up much more space than before.

giant star | astronomy | Britannica.com

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Apr 13, 2016 ... Giant star, any star having a relatively large radius for its mass and temperature; because the radiating area is correspondingly large, the ...

What is a red giant star? - The Astronomy Cafe

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A red giant star is a star with a mass like our Sun that is in the last phase of its life. Hydrogen fusion reactions have become less efficient in the core region, and ...

Giant star - New World Encyclopedia

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A giant star is a star with substantially larger radius and luminosity than a main sequence star of the same surface temperature. It is, therefore, placed above the  ...

Giant star | Define Giant star at Dictionary.com

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Giant star definition, a star having a diameter of from 10 to 100 times that of the sun, as Arcturus or Aldebaran. See more.

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Dec 6, 2012 ... I DO NOT OWN ANY OF THIS. I really wanted to give a preview of how immense our sun is. And even though it's immensity is hard to grasp, ...

BBC - Universe - Giant stars (pictures, video, facts & news)

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Watch videos from BBC programmes that are full of facts about giant stars and presented by easy-to-understand experts such as Brian Cox and Patrick Moore.

Red giant stars | COSMOS

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Red Giant (RG) stars result from low- and intermediate-mass Main Sequence stars of around 0.5-5 solar masses. After billions of years of core nuclear fusion ...

Giant star - definition of giant star by The Free Dictionary

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Any of several classes of highly luminous stars that are very massive, very large, or both. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition.

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Red Giant Stars: Facts, Definition & the Future of the Sun - Space.com

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Aug 21, 2013 ... Expanding red giant stars will swallow too-close planets. In the solar system, the sun will engulf Mercury and Venus, and may devour Earth, ...

Giant Stars - Universe Today

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Feb 10, 2009 ... But there are some very rare stars out there that are much larger and more massive than our Sun; these are the giant stars. Blue Giant Stars

Giant Stars - Genesis

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These massive stars have hotter and denser cores than dwarf stars. (stars that are smaller than five times the mass of our sun). Therefore, giant stars have a ...