The Spectral Types of Stars

When you look up at the stars at night either with your naked eyes or through a telescope, you are looking at history. Each of those twinkling little dots tells a story that science and technology have finally begun to understand. To understand what each star’s unique story is you must look at it through [...]

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The 4 Types of Binary Stars

A binary star system consists of two stars orbiting around a common center of mass. The system consists of a bright star known as the primary and a second one referred to as a companion star or a secondary. Studies conducted in 19th century showed that most stars are part of either a binary star [...]

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The Different Types of Stars

When we think about the stars, the first thing that comes into our minds is the Sun. The truth of the matter is that there are very many types of stars. By taking a critical look into the heavens one will notice that there are a variety of stars up there. The following are all [...]