Dwarf stars

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What is a dwarf star?

A dwarf star is a icy object that is bigger than asteroids but smaller than planets.
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Characteristics of dwarf stars

Dwarf stars have many of the same traits as planets have. They can very in all different sizes. The colors they can come in are black, white, red, yellow, and brownish. The color determines how hot it will be. Brown stars = failed stars, not dig enough to create fusion.

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Star colors and temperature

  • Blue =1st hottest(7500K - 25000+K)

  • White =2nd hottest(6,000 - 7,500 K)

  • Yellow =3rd hottest(5,000 - 6,000 K)

  • Orange =4th hottest(3,500 - 5,000 K)

  • Red =5th hottest(3,500 - 5,000 K)

Brown Dwarfs: Stars cold enough to touch

Our sun

Our sun is a yellow dwarf star. It has a medium amount of heat. Has about 5 million years of light left until it burns out. After it burns out it will become a white dwarf star and cool down even more and become a black dwarf star.


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