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A thin layer of the sun's atmosphere between the corona and the photosphere; too faint to see unless there is a total solar eclipse
Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, a graph that shows the relationship between a star's surface temperature and absolute magnitude
Remnant of a star that is so dense that nothing, not even light, can escape its gravity field.
The blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after its outer layers have expanded and drifted out into space
The largest star yet has the shortest lifespan; about 1000 times the diameter of sun
A large star with great luminosity and a diameter 10 to 100 times greater than that of the sun
A term describing a star that neither rises nor sets but appears to rotate around one of the celestial poles.
Early form of a star; This stage lies between the collapsing of dust and gas and the beginning of nuclear fusion
A band of stars that includes most stars of average color, size, magnitude, and temperature
The region of the sun's interior that is between the radiative zone and the photosphere and in which energy is carried upward by convection
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