Post-asymptotic giant branch stars

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Post-AGB stars
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definition A star in a short-lived evolutionary stage evolving from the asymptotic giant branch toward higher effective temperatures. The majority of low and intermediate mass stars (1 to 8 solar masses) are believed to pass through this stage on their way to becoming planetary nebulae.
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