4th November 2019

universetoday
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What are the two types of star?

Let's take a look at all the different types of stars there are.
  • Protostar: A protostar is what you have before a star forms.
  • T Tauri Star:
  • Main Sequence Star:
  • Red Giant Star:
  • White Dwarf Star:
  • Red Dwarf Star:
  • Neutron Stars:
  • Supergiant Stars:

Moreover, what are the different types of star clusters?

Two types of star clusters can be distinguished: globular clusters are tight groups of hundreds or thousands of very old stars which are gravitationally bound, while open clusters, more loosely clustered groups of stars, generally contain fewer than a few hundred members, and are often very young.

What is the definition of a star cluster?

Star Cluster. This is what is known as a Star Cluster, by definition, a group of stars that share a common origin and are gravitationally bound for some length of time. Thereare two basic categories of star clusters: Globular and Open (aka. Galactic) star clusters.

Are we in a star cluster?

An artist's impression of a massive asteroid belt in orbit around a star. At 150 light-years from Earth, the Hyades cluster is the nearest star cluster to Earth's solar system and scientists have long wondered if some of those stars are home to alien planets.