Sun, Stars, and Stellar Evolution
Tests knowledge on the Sun, star properties and stellar evolution including star deaths. 15 Questions.
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Most stars are of which type?
yellow dwarfs (like our Sun)
Put the following in the correct order for the stellar evolution of a sun-like star.white dwarf, protostar, main sequence, red giant
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Which magnitude would be the brightest?
Which property of stars determines where they are on the main sequence and how long they live?
Spectral class for stars is determined by what property?
Which is the most energetic of the active sites on the Sun?
coronal mass ejections
How do stars, including the Sun, produce its energy?
scientist don't know
fire in its atmosphere
How long is the Sun's solar cycle?
Which is not a property of an open cluster?
loosely bound together
spherical in shape
What keeps a white dwarf in hydrostatic equilibrium?
Which is another name for a "failed star"?
How do the most massive stars die?
When stars move off the main sequence, where to on the H-R diagram do they move? (as you look at the diagram)
When stars, including our Sun, run out of hydrogen to fuse, what stage of life do they enter?
Which of the following is the death of a massive star?
supernova type I
supernova type II
X ray burst
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