Main Sequence Stars

Our Part of the Galaxy is Packed with Binary Stars

Binary star systems are everywhere. They make up a huge percentage of all known solar systems: from what we can…

9 months ago

This Star Has Reached the End of its Life

About 10,000 light years away, in the constellation Centaurus, is a planetary nebula called NGC 5307. A planetary nebula is…

2 years ago

The Sun

The Sun has always been the center of the Universe for humanity. However, the nature, composition and lifespan of the…

6 years ago

Massive Stars Start Life Big… Really BIG!

[/caption] It might be hard to believe, but massive stars are larger in their infant stage than they are when…

10 years ago