Star formation begins when


Star formation begins when

Formation of Stars:

Stars form within clouds of dust and gas known as the interstellar medium within galaxies. This interstellar medium is mostly made up of hydrogen and some carbon and silicates. The temperature of this medium is also very cold causing the ingredients to bind and clump together. The result is an interstellar medium with such a high density that optical telescopes are not able to detect them.

Answer and Explanation:

Stars form inside clouds of gas and dust known as the interstellar medium. They are contained in every galaxy known in the universe and possess very...

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Star Formation: Main Sequence, Dwarf & Giant Stars

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