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Encyclopedia > List of mnemonics for star classification

The following is a list of mnemonics for stellar classification. Stars are classified as O, B, A, F, G, K, M, and sometimes R, N, S, C, L and T depending on their size and composition. The classifications R, N, S and C are given to stars with high carbon content and L and T are given to stars that are so small they do not generate enough heat to begin nuclear fusion. These "unusual" classifications are usually not included in mnemonics. A mnemonic (pronounced in American English, in British English) is a memory aid. ... In astronomy, stellar classification is a classification of stars based initially on photospheric temperature and its associated spectral characteristics, and subsequently refined in terms of other characteristics. ... The Pleiades star cluster A star is a massive body of plasma in outer space that is currently producing or has produced energy through nuclear fusion. ... The deuterium-tritium (D-T) fusion reaction is considered the most promising for producing fusion power. ...

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A star is a self-gravitating sphere of plasma, in hydrostatic equilibrium, that generates energy in its interior, via nuclear fusion.
As learned by star formation astronomers, stars are born in molecular clouds, regions of higher density of matter, and form by gravitational instability inside those clouds.
There are different classifications of stars ranging from type O which are very large and bright, to M which is often just large enough to start ignition of the hydrogen.
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