Stellar Guides

By Cheyenne Christmas and Madeline Riche

Hydrogen , Helium, and Oxygen

  • Hydrogen- Clouds filled with hydrogen can cool, and collapse under the force of gravitation to eventually form new stars.
  • Helium- Is identified by a yellow line in the suns spectrum.
  • Oxygen- Is found in the clouds of gas and dust in spectrum.

Iron, Magnesium, and Neon

  • Iron- When there's a lot of iron being produced in the core of a star it probably only has a few hours, or seconds left to live.
  • Magnesium- is born in stars when under extreme temperatures, and helium and neon fuse.
  • Neon- Forms in stars with a mass of 8 or more earth suns.