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Stars are balls of luminous plasma, held together by gravity. They can be seen twinkling overhead from our planet each night. They are enjoyable to look at, but also have been used as navigation tools for centuries.
yes the camshaft position is delay to de correct posision bank 1------------------------------- Added by ZX2Fast-----------------I'm not sure what the person above is trying to say. P1383 Ford Camshaft Position Timing Over RetardedThis is almost always caused by a bad timing belt. It can also be cau…
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%DETAILS% There are so many variables that might be involved in your calculations regarding 1/2 a tank and 1/8 of a tank, i.e.: Was the air pressure in your tires the same both ways of travel? Did the relative ambient temperature remain constant? Did you purchase the gas at the same vendors durin…
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%DETAILS% CORRECTION to my previous answer. the Manager Connie Mack was the Coach of the AL, so he would make the 3 Athletics at the first All star game   as far as Athletics that were in the first All-star game there were only 2 Lefty Grove and Jimmie Foxx. However; Al Simmons was an Athl…
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1.4 million kilometers or 870,000 miles
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Answer Your age has nothing at all to do with it. If convicted of speeding, you may lose your driving license for a period of time, and have to pay a cash fine, as well. And your insurance cost will definitely go up, once the conviction is on your state driving record. Unless you have an un-lim…
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i don't know much about them i know that they do mean something though but i know that the red and black is the chaos star  Originally the first tattoo inks used consisted of black ash or soot from a campfire. As tattoo inks started to evolved different mineral pigments were used to give color…
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probably a vaporlocked fuel pump. It's probably weak. when it happens again hit gas tank from underneath with something substantial and then try it. if it works then it's your fuel pump wow...maybe because ford doesnt make a 3.8 v8...but Mercedes does. but ford does make a 3.8 v6.
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Answer One way to find Polaris, the North Star, is to look for the "Big Dipper" and then look at the two stars forming the edge of the "bowl" on the dipper opposite the handle (these are Merak and Dubhe). Look straight along the line formed by the two stars "up" from the dipper about twice the dis…
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Answer http://images.google.com/images?q=nautical%20star&hl=en&lr=&sa=N&tab=wi like that. Answer they look like your mom
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Gain access by removing the roof liner. Check the cables to see if they have seized, replace them if they are. how do i remove the liner
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The sun doesn't actually move. Rather, the earth's rotation (at approximately 24 hours per revolution) makes the sun appear to "rise" and "set" as your position on the earth turns in relation to the sun.when one part of the Earth is facing towards the sun it would eventually become dark. this is bec…
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The age of an individual star can vary; they were all made at different times and have different life spans. Stars can range from a few million to a several billion years old. The oldest star yet discovered, HE 1523-0901, is an estimated 13.2 billion years old.
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A five-pointed red star is a symbol of communism, particularly when used in Russia/USSR. It can also be a satanist or sorcery symbol (as a pentagram) or just for the effect of such a shape's presence.
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At its center, the sun has a density of over 100 times that of water, a temperature of 10 to 20 million degrees Celsius, and a pressure of over 1 billion atmospheres. By contrast, the surface of the Sun is close to 5,785 kelvins (1/2350th of the core). Thompson, M. J. (2004), Solar interior: Helio…
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Yes It is for sale on Ebay as of May 24th 2007. Ebay ad says that it isexclusive to the Nintendo store in New York. So they are reselling it on Ebay 3.99 a can and 3.99 shipping and handling.
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Celebrities are role models to children and often represent some facet of life that people wish they could have. Stars in the sky have become representative of freedom and hope, and it is wonderful to think that your ancestors and your children, and their children, and their children after them wil…
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The surface temperature of the sun is about 5780 K, which is 5500 °C or about 9900 °F. At the core it is much hotter: 15 million °C or 27 million °F. This is where nuclear fusion occurs.
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It depends how good you are at looking for them. If you look up into the night sky from a city, with air pollution and light pollution, maybe a few dozen. If you go into the countryside and wait about 20 minutes for your eyes to get accustomed to the dark (with no streetlights of course), significan…
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Hottest Layer of the Suns Atmospere. The core is the hottest layer of the sun. Its temperature is nearly 15 million degrees F.The reason that the core is the hottest is due to the gravitational pressure. This being said, there are individual spots in the corona of the sun which from time to time is…
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Simple answer: It is a star that is not massive enough to initiate helium fusion, instead it just burns hydrogen at a very slow rate. Red dwarf's are the most common and longest lived stars known. [See related link for more information] More complex answer: According to the Hertzsprung-Russell di…
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Sunspots may be called "storms on the sun" : the magnetic flow within a sunspot causes disruptions to the transfer of energy to the sun's surface from the interior. The result is a region much less bright than the normal surface (but 'dark' only when viewed through special filters - one cannot see s…
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If you mean the light of the sun, all life on earth would end. The sun is the engine that drives our planet. No light - no photosynthesis. All vegetation dies. Further, if there's no light, there's no warmth. The planet freezes over, and the planet dies.
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Life Without Night You'd probably be living in Alaska during the summer. Nightfall You should read the story Nightfall, by Isaac Asimov.
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The mass of the sun is 1.99 ×1030 kg. That is 332,946 times the mass of Earth or 1,048 times the mass of Jupiter. The total mass of the sun is about 745 times greater than the mass of all planets put together. The Sun contains about 99% of the total mass of the Solar System.
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Why Stars Glow Stars glow for the same reason that the sun glows. They are gigantic balls of flaming gases. The reason the stars look so small, is the incredible distance between earth and the stars. (The light that we see from the stars can be millions of years old because it took that long for …
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Brightness of a Star How bright a star appears to us depends on what type of star it is, and how far away it is. Brightness and temperature are the two characteristics of a star that are plotted on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. Distance, Temperature, any intervening bodies, and the materia…
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Based on current estimates, there are between 200 - 400 billion stars in our galaxy (The Milky Way). There are possibly 100 billion galaxies in the Universe. So taking the average of our galaxy, gives approximately 3 x 1024 stars. So about 3 septillion. This has been equated to the same number of gr…
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Because they formed and collapsed under the force of their own gravity.
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youd have to consult the tattoo artist. if you go in the store with a picture of the size youd like, and tell them the location, they can give you an instant estimate.* I'd like to add that I happen to have a small star on my hip. It's black and red, and took about 30-45 minutes. It hurts, but if …
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The scale below is given as an instructive tool, to give a general idea of how the magnitude scale works. The scale below is intended to be roughly visual; the human eye's (dark-adapted) detection efficiency peaks around 495 nanometers, while the formal photoelectric V peak (a filtered band intended…
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The cap takes a T50, I am looking for the bolt size myself. My mechanic says it is probably metric, I would really like to know before I cut the head off to yank the old tensioner. If you know, please let me know.An additional problem with this job is that the clearance is very tight, I tried to use…
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Nobody knows for sure but I think it would be along time like some millions or billions years. Anyway you don't have to worry about that for now. ___________________________ At a close approximation, "never" . In about 5 billion years, the Sun will turn into a red giant star, and _may_ expand enou…
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There are no confirmed life forms on other planets. However, the possibility of life on other planets is very real. The number of stars with terrestrial planets in the Habitable Zone in our galaxy alone is immense. Given that number, up to 50 billion, multiplied by the possibility of millions of mil…
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Stars from an astronomical perspective are made of helium, hydrogen, and oxygen. They burn for anything from a few million to tens of billions of years. Stars are huge, fiery balls of gas that give off heat and light. This is accomplished by the fusion of the nuclei of two hydrogen atoms to form a h…
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Stars are mostly made of hydrogen
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I doubt that anybody knows why there are stars in the universe, but I'd say that it was to keep all the planets that support life warm.
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Answer... What one associates with "burning in the sun" is usually sunburn. Plants are very different from animals; they do not even have all of the same cell organelles that animals do. Taking this into consideration, plants do not have the kind of epidermal tissue (skin) that animals do, making…
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Of course. Just looking at all the places that life not only exists but thrives, places that humans would be killed, proves that life can exist in even the harshest conditions. Also it's the height of human arrogance to believe that in the incredible vastness of the universe, among billions of sta…
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Answer Hydrogen. It doesn't really burn though, because burning is an oxidation process. Hydrogen fuses to form helium, at least for stars in the main stage.
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Answer The sun is the closest star to the moon. The moon revolves around the earth at about 238,857 miles - about 30 Earth diameters. The Earth's distance from the sun though is over roughly 93,000,000 miles - about 389 times the distance from the Earth to the Moon. Other planets orbit the sun as…
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Analyzing Stars Light is in a star produced by high energy levels raising the heat to a point that the molecules of the elements in the star start to "glow". Simply stated, the light spectrum of different materials causes specific anomalies in the measured light, and it is possible to detect the te…
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It's a group of planets, asteriods, meteors, moons, dwarf planets and a star. The Solar System consists of the Sun and those celestial objects bound to it by gravity: the eight planets and five dwarf planets, their 173 known moons, and billions of small bodies. The small bodies include asteroids…
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hydrogen 73%, helium 25% and 60 other elements 2%.
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Stars in their Main Sequence stage have generally proportional temperature and color. The color-temperature spectrum of a star ranges from red (2000-3000 Kelvins) to blue (25,000+ Kelvins). Red Giants have a relatively high luminosity and low temperatures. White dwarfs have relatively low luminosit…
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Dwarf stars are usually much LESS BRIGHT than larger stars, precisely because they have a small surface.
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Wherever you are, an evening setting planet is probably Venus. It is usually conspicuously bright, appearing as one of the first stars.
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Answer The biggest star is VY canis majoris! It is believed that it is 2000 times bigger than the sun!!!!! And trust me its true
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Because the sun is a giant ball of gases, all part of the sun don't rotate with the same speed .The inner part of the sun is rotating every 27 days,in mean time the Ecuador of the sun is rotating every 25 days, and some areas near the poles of the sun are making one complete rotation for 35 days.
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If a soccer ball that is otherwise able to hold its pressure fairly well is heated by the sun, it will, indeed, increase its pressure. Thermal energy is transferred to the air (which is already compressed) inside the ball, and it causes the gas atoms and molecules to increase their thermal energy. …
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One Neptune year is the length of 164.79 Earth years.
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Answer All martial arts styles have dangerous movements, and very deadly techniques. Wing Chun, like many styles teach and targeted vital organs while training. The heart, eyes, throat, spine, neck, and groin are commonly attacked. All organs & nerves have targeting potential. Specific exerci…
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The sun consists of hydrogen and helium atoms. The hydrogen atoms combine in a process called nuclear fusion, releasing energy and creating helium atoms.
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All of the inner planets(Mercury, Venus, Earth )-; and Mars) will be destroyed.
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A comet's tail lengthens as it approaches the sun due to greater solar winds. A comets tail always faces away from the sun.
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The method used was to carefully time the very rare transit of Venus across the face of the sun. It was 1st attempted by Jeremiah Horrocks from England in 1639 (published in 1661) but he was off by about 100%. The 1st accurate measurements followed the 1761 and 1769 transits and were done by the Fr…
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They do not like the sun, so they gather around to get food.
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In the observable universe there are about 10 billion galaxies. Assuming galaxies have an average of 100 billion stars each, the observable universe has about 1 billion trillion stars (or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000).
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Earth's distance from the Sun varies between about 147 and 152 million kilometers. Given the speed of light as 299,792,458 m/sec and the Sun's radius of 696,000 km, this makes the time taken for the journey (from the Sun's surface to the Earth's) between 8.14 and 8.42 minutes. On an average, it is a…
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Sunspots are regions on the solar surface that appear dark because they are cooler than the surrounding photosphere, typically by about 1500 K (thus, they are still at a temperature of about 4500 K, but this is cool compared to the rest of the photosphere). They are only dark in a relative sense; a …
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The sun is a massive fusion engine, which gives off its heat by radiating it into space. We call the fusion processes stellar nucleosynthesis. The nuclear fusion reactions produce zillions of watts of heat. It's about 383 billion billion megawatts, which is 3.83×1026 W, and it does that every secon…
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The Sun is in the main sequence phase. See related questions for more info.
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The Sun has a diameter of 1.392 x 106 Km which is about 109 times larger than the Earth. You could fit about 1,300,000 Earths inside the Sun. The Sun is an average sized star. In comparison to the largest star [See related question] our Sun is small in comparison.
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I got this is from wikipedia: The Sun is sometimes referred to by its Latin name Sol or by its Greek name Helios. The English word sun stems from Old High German sunna, but took the male gender of the Latin sol (the sun, "he", but now also "it"). Its astrological and astronomical symbol is a circl…
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Answer:No stars are roubd like balls. We give them pointy edges when we draw them because this is what they look like from earth,with their light blinking and twinkling.
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The core of the sun is 15 million oK (Kelvin is the scientific scale) and the corona is 5800 oK. The corona is that temperature because sound waves produce intense heat and below the corona and photosphere are convection currents that bring heat to the surface.
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A star is a massive sphere of plasma compressed to incredible heat and pressure by gravity. Stars are made mostly of hydrogen, helium, and a few other elements. Stars produce large amounts of energy through nuclear fusion, in which they combine hydrogen to make helium. As a star ages it will begin t…
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Answer In very low light, we use the rods cells in our eyes (as opposed to cone cells) to see (ie. night vision). Only cones are sensitive to colour. From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_cell: "Since rods require less light to function than cones, they are therefore the primary source of visua…
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Answer Our Sun is also a Star. Sun is much much bigger than Earth. All stars are like Suns in the sky. Most Stars are much much bigger than our Sun. The Sun's diameter is 864,938 miles (1,391,980 km). This is almost 10 times larger than the planet Jupiter and about 109 times as big as the …
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The largest known star is VY Canis Majoris [See Link] which has a diameter about 2,100 times larger than that of our Sun; this means about 9,300,000,000 Suns would fit inside (gaseous bodies like stars do not really have a definite 'surface'). See link for pictorial representation against our own Su…
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The short answer: A star is a massive nuclear reactor floating in space, a planet is a smaller rock or gas ball that commonly orbits a star. The detailed answer: To fully understand the difference between a star and a planet, one must first understand what each is. A star is a mass of chemicals la…
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Yes. 2 hours of looking at the sun would cause blindness for the rest of your life. I know a girl who looked at the sun for 42.5 seconds, and went blind for 5 days. I recommend to keep your eyes away from the sun.
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Yes, it is. That is why the sun shines the brightest and looks biggest, while the others look smaller and less bright.
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There are an estimated 100 to 200 billion galaxies. Scientists estimate that our Galaxy (The Milky Way) contains 200 to 400 billion stars. So taking a conservative number of 100 billion stars per galaxy, gives an approximate total of 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars. (which is 10 sextillion)…
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The Sun is a star. The Sun is a yellow dwarf, one of the most common types of stars. It is 5000o C at the surface, but he inside is about 15,000,000 degrees. The Sun was formed when a cloud of dust and gas released from a supernova began to clump in the middle. It clumped so hard that the friction f…
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Answer Could be an Amish barn star or something ...
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A "distance" to Cassiopeia cannot be stated. Here's why. When we look out into space, we look at everything that is in that direction. We see "everything that's bright enough to be seen" with any view. If a small, modestly bright star is there and relatively close, we see it. (We wouldn't see it if …
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Allows us to see and also drives photosynthesis.
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Technically speaking the closest star to Earth is the sun which is about 93 000 000 miles (150 million kilometers) away. After that the next nearest star is Alpha Centauri and it is 4.37 light years away from our sun.
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It depends on the star. The bigger the star, the less life it has.
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There is no single answer to this question. The stars' distances can range from 10 or so light years to about 60,000 light years. You have to specify which stars.
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the original meaning from a star being displayed on a house that a child of the house was serving in the military/ out at war
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- It runs thru space and it has system in the word SOLAR SYSTEM
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Alpha and snow cap are both types of beans. Snow Cap beans are usually eaten with coconut and sometimes with azuki beans.
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An 8 solar mass star can become a stable white dwarf when it reaches a diameter of 100 km. The star has to implode and the core material that is left after the collapse is the white dwarf.
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The sun rays have to travel through a larger atmospheric distance. Most of the blue light and shorter wave lengths are removed by scattering . Only red colour,which is least scatterd is received by our eyes and appear to come from sun .Hence the appearance of sun at sunset or sunrise looks almost fl…
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It is around 150 million km.
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The sun is approximately 4,366,813 kilometers (2,713,406 miles) in circumference.The circumference of the Sun is approximately 4,366,800 km
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The perihelion is the closest point to the Sun in the orbit of a planet.It is different for each planet based on the elliptical variation, but will always occur at the same point in each orbit.
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No, Venus is not a burned out sun (star). It isn't large enough - considering its composition - to be the "remains" of a stellar body. (Yes, a neutron star is small compared to Venus, but it is composed of neutrons. Venus isn't.) Stars need a minimum mass to begin a fuision cycle, and (if they don't…
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earths rotation
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The sun is in the same galaxy we are in - The Milky Way. The Milky Way is just one of many billions of galaxies.
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The life cycle of a star can follow a few different paths depending on the mass it starts out with. Really massive stars may live for only a few million years before going supernova, while low mass stars such as the Sun may take billions of years to use up their fuel and then die relatively quietly.…
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There is only one Sun in the Solar System, which is the 9 planets that revolve around our Sun. The sun, however, is just one ordinary and insignificant second-generation (which means it is made up of materials that came from previously exploded stars) star in a hundred billion in our Milky Way Gala…
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The density of the Sun is 1.408×103 kg/m31408 kg/m3. This is the AVERAGE density; the density in the core is greater, the density in the photosphere is less than this.
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Eta Piscium is a yellow giant.
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You get a felony charge! And probably lose your liscense
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A protostar is a massive object that forms from the contraction of gas from a giant molecular cloud. This protostellar phase is the early stage of star formation. For a protostar with the mass of the Sun it will last about 100,000 years. It starts with a core of increased density in a molecular cl…
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