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Flashcards - Star Types and Significance

Flashcards - Star Types and Significance
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luminosity
In astronomy, luminosity is the total amount of energy emitted by a star, galaxy, or other astronomical object per unit time
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luminosity
In astronomy, luminosity is the total amount of energy emitted by a star, galaxy, or other astronomical object per unit time
main sequence star
In astronomy, the main sequence is a continuous and distinctive band of stars that appears on plots of stellar color versus brightness
binary star
A binary star is a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around their common barycenter

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