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Schonberg-Chandrasekhar limit original
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Gravitational collapse original
star this property definition This represents the maximum fraction of a star's mass that can be contained within an isothermal core while still supporting the rest of the star in hydrostatic equilibrium. Once the mass of an isothermal helium core exceeds this limit, the corse collapses and the star evolve rapidly. The limit varies depending on the star.
Comas original
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Comets original
star this property definition The nebulous envelope around the nucleus of a comet, formed when the comet passes close to the Sun.
Chandrasekhar limit original
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Gravitational collapse original
star this property definition The maximum mass limit for a white dwarf star, ~1.44 solar masses. White dwarf stars in a binary system accreting mass from a companion will collapse in a Type II supernova once this limit is exceeded.
DQ Herculis stars original
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Novae original
star this property definition "A type of cataclysmic variable binary star system with a white dwarf and a cool main-sequence secondary star." - Wikipedia
Field stars original
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Stellar types original
star this property definition "A star that does not belong to a stellar cluster, but happens to be adjacent to it." - An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics, by M. Heydari-Malayeri.
Field galaxies original
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Galaxies original
star this property definition "A galaxy that lies in the direction of a cluster of galaxies, but is not a member of the cluster. Field galaxies are rare, less than about 5% of all galaxies." - An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics, by M. Heydari-Malayeri.
Main sequence stars original
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Stellar evolutionary types original
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Zero-age main sequence stars original
Me stars original
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Emission line stars original
M stars original
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Me variable stars original
Me variable stars original
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Me stars original
M giant stars original
Astrophysical masers original
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Extragalactic astronomy original
Interstellar medium original
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Hydroxyl masers original
Megamasers original
Silicon monoxide masers original
Water masers original