What is a protostar?

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What is a protostar?

Star Evolution:

Stars go through an evolution lasting anywhere from hundreds of thousands to billions of years. Once stars develop, they can evolve into either red giants or supergiants. They then evolve into planetary nebula or supernovas before evolving into white dwarfs or neutron stars/black holes, respectively.

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A protostar is an infant star that is in the beginning stages of the star formation period before it reaches the main sequence phase. The main...

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