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Coragyps
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Message 34 of 41 (506162)
04-23-2009 11:50 AM
Reply to: Message 32 by scoff
04-22-2009 10:10 PM


Re: RE; You are uninformed
Doesn't a star enter a red dwarf stage near the end of its billions-of-years life?

Nope. Stars with, say, half the Sun's mass or less are born as "red dwarfs" - spectral class K or M stars - and stay that way for a very, very long time. Back when I first learned astronomy, the idea that stars evolved to red dwarfs was still around - you may have read the same books I did.


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