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Star Characteristics and Life Cycle of Stars
blue
red
super giants
giants
color of the hottest stars
color of the coolest stars
largest stars
large stars
blue
color of the hottest stars
red
color of the coolest stars
28 terms
The Star Life Cycle, Characteristics and Moon Phases
H-R Diagram
Third Quarter Moon
Protostar
Neutron Star
Is a graph showing the relationship of the surface temperatur…
Is the lunar phase in which the moon appears as a half disc a…
Is the center of a shrinking, spinning nebular considered to…
Is the collapsed core of a supernova consisting of a small, e…
H-R Diagram
Is a graph showing the relationship of the surface temperatur…
Third Quarter Moon
Is the lunar phase in which the moon appears as a half disc a…
28 terms
The Star Life Cycle, Characteristics and Moon Phases
H-R Diagram
Third Quarter Moon
Protostar
Neutron Star
Is a graph showing the relationship of the surface temperatur…
Is the lunar phase in which the moon appears as a half disc a…
Is the center of a shrinking, spinning nebular considered to…
Is the collapsed core of a supernova consisting of a small, e…
H-R Diagram
Is a graph showing the relationship of the surface temperatur…
Third Quarter Moon
Is the lunar phase in which the moon appears as a half disc a…
19 terms
The Average and Massive Star Life Cycle with Characteristics of Stars
Characteristics Scientists Use to Clas…
Average and Massive
Protostar
Neutron Star
temperature, size, composition, color, brightness
Two general types of stars that form and determine what path…
Is the center of a shrinking, spinning cloud in a stellar neb…
Is the collapsed core of a supernova consisting of a small, e…
Characteristics Scientists Use to Clas…
temperature, size, composition, color, brightness
Average and Massive
Two general types of stars that form and determine what path…
14 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Red Giant
Planetary Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
The dying star late in its life cycle.
A glowing cloud of gas that surrounds a dying star. It forms…
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
8 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
protostars
red giant
white dwarf
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
A very large, reddish star that is running out of energy = la…
very small dying star that gives off little light
Nebula
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
protostars
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
12 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Adult Star
Red Giant
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
A star in a state of equilibrium. The inward pull of gravity…
The later stage of a low-mass star.
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
12 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Main sequence star
Red Giant
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
A star in a state of equilibrium. The inward pull of gravity…
The later stage of a low-mass star.
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
9 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram (H-R Diagr…
Main Sequence
Red Giant
White Dwarf
Graph of stars' surface temperatures compared to their lumino…
Stars in the main stage in their life cycle when hydrogen fue…
A medium size star that has run low on hydrogen fuel, and has…
Stellar remnant created when a small or mid-sized star burns…
Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram (H-R Diagr…
Graph of stars' surface temperatures compared to their lumino…
Main Sequence
Stars in the main stage in their life cycle when hydrogen fue…
15 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
nebula
protostar
neutron star
pulsar
a large cloud of interstellar gas and dust that collapses on…
a hot condensed object at the center of a nebula that will be…
collapsed, dense core of a star that forms quickly while its…
a spinning neutron star that exhibits a pulsing pattern
nebula
a large cloud of interstellar gas and dust that collapses on…
protostar
a hot condensed object at the center of a nebula that will be…
19 terms
Stars and life cycle of stars review
nuclear fusion
hydrogen
helium
nebula
the act or process of fusing: the state of being fused; in a…
the lightest of the chemical elements
occurs in traces of air and in gas deposits; second major ele…
a cloud of gas and dust visible in space; nursery of new stars
nuclear fusion
the act or process of fusing: the state of being fused; in a…
hydrogen
the lightest of the chemical elements
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Life Cycle of Stars
nebula
protostar
how long does a star live
white dwarf
A large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an imme…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust; the earliest stage of a…
how long a star lives depends on its mass. so a small or medi…
Stage in which a star has used up its helium and its outer la…
nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an imme…
protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust; the earliest stage of a…
13 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Red Giant
Planetary Nebula
A large cloud of gas (hydrogen and helium) and dust spread ou…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust.
A dying star late in its life cycle. Helium is fused to Carbo…
A glowing cloud of gas that surrounds a dying star. It forms…
Nebula
A large cloud of gas (hydrogen and helium) and dust spread ou…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust.
12 terms
Life Cycle of a Star
Main sequence star
Black hole
Nebula
Red giant
A star during the main part of its life cycle, where it is us…
The core of a red supergiant that has collapsed. These are fo…
The concentration of dust clouds and gas in space that forms…
A star that has expanded and cooled, resulting in it becoming…
Main sequence star
A star during the main part of its life cycle, where it is us…
Black hole
The core of a red supergiant that has collapsed. These are fo…
10 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
protostars
red giant
white dwarf
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
A very large, reddish star that is running out of energy = la…
very small dying star that gives off little light
Nebula
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
protostars
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
10 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Red Giant
White Dwarf
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
The later stage of a low-mass star.
The dense remains of a low-mass star.
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
14 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Red Giant
Planetary Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
The dying star late in its life cycle.
A glowing cloud of gas that surrounds a dying star. It forms…
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
14 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Red Giant
Planetary Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
The dying star late in its life cycle.
A glowing cloud of gas that surrounds a dying star. It forms…
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
26 terms
Life Cycle of Stars Vocabulary
Accretion
Protostar
Brown Dwarf
Main Sequence
The process of absorbing and collecting more gas and dust in…
A forming star. Huge spinning cloud of dust and gas. Accretio…
A low mass protostar that never has enough mass to begin hydr…
The stage of a star's life where it continually fuses hydroge…
Accretion
The process of absorbing and collecting more gas and dust in…
Protostar
A forming star. Huge spinning cloud of dust and gas. Accretio…
11 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Red Giant
Planetary Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
The dying star late in its life cycle.
A glowing cloud of gas that surrounds a dying star. It forms…
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
10 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
nebula
protostar
white dwarf
supernova
a large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an imme…
a shrinking cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a…
the blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after i…
the brilliant explosion of a dying supergiant star
nebula
a large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an imme…
protostar
a shrinking cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a…
11 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Main sequence star
Red Giant
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
A star in a state of equilibrium. The inward pull of gravity…
The later stage of a low-mass star.
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
8 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Black Hole
Nebula
Sun
Red Giant
Comes to a point at the end and nothing escapes it.
Nursery of stars. Gas cloud filled with helium. No light.
The main star.
Gravity reduced. It is compressing and expanding and giving o…
Black Hole
Comes to a point at the end and nothing escapes it.
Nebula
Nursery of stars. Gas cloud filled with helium. No light.
Universe, Stars, and Life Cycle of Stars
Solar System
Gravity
Luminosity
Nuclear Fusion
Several planets orbiting a star is called?
What is responsible for holding stars, gas, and dust together…
Brightness that is measured is called _____________________.
The process that causes a star to give off light?
Solar System
Several planets orbiting a star is called?
Gravity
What is responsible for holding stars, gas, and dust together…
12 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Adult Star
Red Giant
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
A star in a state of equilibrium. The inward pull of gravity…
The later stage of a low-mass star.
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
28 terms
Life Cycles of Stars
Telescopes
Nebulas
Nuclear Fusion
Main Sequence Star
Uses lenses and/or mirrors to gather more light from distant…
A large cloud of gas and dust in interstellar space, a region…
A nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic numbe…
A star in the main cycle of its life, where hydrogen inside i…
Telescopes
Uses lenses and/or mirrors to gather more light from distant…
Nebulas
A large cloud of gas and dust in interstellar space, a region…
11 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Red Giant
Planetary Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
The dying star late in its life cycle.
A glowing cloud of gas that surrounds a dying star. It forms…
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
5 terms
The Life Cycle of Stars
Black hole
Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
Luminosity
Kelvin
final stage in the evolution of a very massive star, where th…
a graph relating the surface temperatures and absolute bright…
The true brightness of any object in space
SI unit of temperature; the temperature scale used for star t…
Black hole
final stage in the evolution of a very massive star, where th…
Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
a graph relating the surface temperatures and absolute bright…
10 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
nebula
protostar
white dwarf
supernova
a large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an imme…
a shrinking cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a…
the blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after i…
the brilliant explosion of a dying supergiant star
nebula
a large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an imme…
protostar
a shrinking cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a…
Stars and Star life cycle
Sun
Plasma
Nuclear Fission
Nebula
Our star
Giant ball of gas held together by gravity
Powers Plasma
All stars begin when this collapses under its own gravity
Sun
Our star
Plasma
Giant ball of gas held together by gravity
9 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
nebula
protostars
red giant
white dwarf
large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
a very large, reddish star that is running out of energy = la…
very small dying star that gives off little light
nebula
large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
protostars
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
12 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Main Sequence Star
Red Giant
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
A star in a state of equilibrium. The inward pull of gravity…
The later stage of a low-mass star.
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
13 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Main Sequence Stars
Red Giant
White Dwarf
Brown Dwarf
The point in a star's evolution during which it maintains a s…
A large star that is reddish or orange in color. It represent…
The hot compact remains of a low-mass star like our Sun that…
This could also be called a failed star. During the process o…
Main Sequence Stars
The point in a star's evolution during which it maintains a s…
Red Giant
A large star that is reddish or orange in color. It represent…
8 terms
The Life Cycle of Stars
Stellar Nebula
Main Sequence
Red Giant
White Dwarf
This is the very beginning of the life of a star, a large clo…
most common star type, like the sun
A large, reddish star late in its life cycle
A small, hot, dim star that is the leftover center of an old…
Stellar Nebula
This is the very beginning of the life of a star, a large clo…
Main Sequence
most common star type, like the sun
12 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
Protostar
Main Sequence Star
Red Giant
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
A star in a state of equilibrium. The inward pull of gravity…
The later stage of a low-mass star.
Nebula
A large cloud of gas and dust spread out over a large volume…
Protostar
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form…
37 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
luminosity
nebula
fusion
protostar
The measurement of brightness of a star
All stars are born within a ___________.
The creation of new elements from the joining of atoms
Over time, the hydrogen gas in the nebula is pulled together…
luminosity
The measurement of brightness of a star
nebula
All stars are born within a ___________.
10 terms
Life Cycle of a Star
nebula
star
Average main sequence star
Massive main sequence star
cloud of dust and gas
hot ball of glowing gases
an average star that burns hydrogen as fuel
a massive star that burns hydrogen as fuel
nebula
cloud of dust and gas
star
hot ball of glowing gases
12 terms
Life Cycle of Stars 2016
What color is the coolest stars?
What color is the hottest stars?
Which star is formed when a planetary…
When does a protostar become a star?
Red
Blue/Blue-White
White Dwarf
When nuclear fusion occurs in the core of the star
What color is the coolest stars?
Red
What color is the hottest stars?
Blue/Blue-White
15 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
nebula
blue
yellow
main sequence
gigantic cloud of dust and gas where new stars are forming
color of a big, high mass, star
color of a small or medium size star
the middle part of a star's life when it is fusing hydrogen i…
nebula
gigantic cloud of dust and gas where new stars are forming
blue
color of a big, high mass, star
6 terms
life cycle of stars
Nebula
Red Giant
White Dwarf
Red or Yellow Super Giant
Stars began as a large cloud of gas and dust called a _______…
The Nebula contracts,which makes the pressure and temperature…
Over time, the star gets rid of it's outer layers,returning t…
Stars that have a mass more then eight times the sun become__…
Nebula
Stars began as a large cloud of gas and dust called a _______…
Red Giant
The Nebula contracts,which makes the pressure and temperature…
Life Cycle of Stars...vocabulary
Nebula
Oort Cloud
Scattered Disc
Meteor
The clouds of gas and dust where stars are born .
Hypothesized spherical cloud of comets that defines the limit…
a distant region of the solar system that is sparsely populat…
The bright streak of light caused by a meteoroid burning up i…
Nebula
The clouds of gas and dust where stars are born .
Oort Cloud
Hypothesized spherical cloud of comets that defines the limit…
28 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Nebula
protostars
red giant
white dwarf
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
A very large, reddish star that is running out of energy = la…
very small dying star that gives off little light
Nebula
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
protostars
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
The Star Life Cycle Vocabulary
Nebula
Star
Red Giant / Super Giant
White Dwarf
A cloud of dust and gas in space, usually illuminated by one…
A massive object in space that creates energy and radiates it…
A stage in the evolution of a star when the fuel begins to ex…
A very small, white star that is the remnant core of a star t…
Nebula
A cloud of dust and gas in space, usually illuminated by one…
Star
A massive object in space that creates energy and radiates it…
21 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
binary star
Proxima Centauri
Sirus
Crab Nebula
a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around a commo…
the star closest to Earth, but is too small to be seen with t…
the closest star to Earth that can be seen with the naked eye
a supernova remnant in the constellation Taurus; it was recor…
binary star
a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around a commo…
Proxima Centauri
the star closest to Earth, but is too small to be seen with t…
14 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Gravitational
Main Sequence
Helium
Energy
relating to movement toward a center of gravity
a series of star types to which most stars belong, represente…
the chemical element of atomic number 2, an inert gas that is…
power derived from the utilization of physical or chemical re…
Gravitational
relating to movement toward a center of gravity
Main Sequence
a series of star types to which most stars belong, represente…
12 terms
Life Cycle of a Star
Nebula
Average Star-Main Sequence
Red Giant
Planetary Nebula(white dwarf)
clouds of dust and gas from which all stars are formed (5)
produces own heat/light, average mass, includes main sequence…
no longer burning hydrogen, but helium instead, which burns h…
occurs when a star runs out of fuel and blows its outer layer…
Nebula
clouds of dust and gas from which all stars are formed (5)
Average Star-Main Sequence
produces own heat/light, average mass, includes main sequence…
11 terms
Life cycle of stars
Nebula
Protostar
Average main sequence star
Massive main sequence star
It is a big cloud of dust and gas. It is mostly H₂ gas.It is…
This is dense hot matter that glows. When the temperature at…
Fusion reactions make hot gases go outwards and gravity pulls…
*This is a bigger version of a main sequence star. Fusion rea…
Nebula
It is a big cloud of dust and gas. It is mostly H₂ gas.It is…
Protostar
This is dense hot matter that glows. When the temperature at…
11 terms
Life Cycle of Stars
Stellar Nebula
Protostars
Average Star
Massive Star
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
The Sun: Our Perfectly Average Middle Aged Star. Video. Compa…
Any star which is larger than 8 solar masses during its regul…
Stellar Nebula
Large clouds of dust and gas where new stars are born
Protostars
beginning stages of stars; spinning gases and dust are pulled…
8 terms
life cycle of stars
stellar nebula
average star
red giant
Planetary nebula
a cloud of gas and dust made of hydrogen, helium, and heavier…
a ball of gases that gives off a tremendous amount of electro…
when hydrogen fuel at the center of a star is exhausted, nucl…
Low-mass stars turn into planetary nebula towards the end of…
stellar nebula
a cloud of gas and dust made of hydrogen, helium, and heavier…
average star
a ball of gases that gives off a tremendous amount of electro…
28 terms
the life cycle of stars
stars last forever
nuclear fusion
space
name
which of the following statements is NOT true about stars
during a star's life, hydrogen changes to helium in a process…
when a star dies, either gradually or in a big explosion, muc…
all of the following characteristics are used to classify sta…
stars last forever
which of the following statements is NOT true about stars
nuclear fusion
during a star's life, hydrogen changes to helium in a process…
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