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A star is a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity. The nearest star to Earth ... Historically, the most prominent stars were grouped into constellations and asterisms, the ... Astronomers can determine the mass, age, metallicity (chemical composition), and many other properties of a star by observing its ...

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Mass is the most important stellar property. This is because a star's life is a continuous fight against gravity, and gravity is directly related to mass. The more  ...

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We can determine an amazing number of physical properties of stars, usually based only on a little bit of light. Over the next several lectures, ``we'' will talk about ...

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Mar 13, 2013 ... Which of these stars will end its main sequence lifetime most rapidly? .... What is the most important property of a star that determines how it will ...

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This is one of the most important, and interesting, problems in astronomy. ... That means stars can have only certain combinations of these two properties.

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In star-forming regions in interstellar space, which molecule is the easiest to detect .... What is the most important property of a star that governs its evolution and ...

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Mass – The single most important property that determines other properties of ... The apparent brightness of a star is related to its luminosity and distance by the ...

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Jun 7, 2010 ... You will see how that important question can be answered. ... K. This technique is the most accurate way to measure the temperature of a star.

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1 Mass and the Properties of Main Sequence Stars M ass is the most important properties of the main-sequence stars. It determine their luminosity, surface ...