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Giant star - Wikipedia


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


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 Stars - Universe Today


Dec 24, 2015 ... 75% of all the stars in the Universe are smaller and less massive than the Sun. Most of the others are similar in size and mass to the Sun, ...

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


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 star | astronomy | Britannica.com


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 ...

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


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.

Giant star - New World Encyclopedia


A giant star is a star with substantially larger radius and luminosity than a main ... Stars of greater luminosity than giant stars are classified as supergiants and ...

What is a red giant star? - The Astronomy Cafe


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 Stars - Genesis


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 ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Giant Stars&v=vfXHZJ3zN-A
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, ...