hydrogen star

hydrogen star

[′hī·drə·jən ‚stär]
(astrophysics)
A star of spectral class A, a white star with a surface temperature of 8000 to 11,000 K.
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I was sure it was a normal hydrogen star, and we were just not understanding what's going on," Ramirez-Ruiz, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, said.
Of particular interest are the fundamental contributions of M[artin] Schwarzschild and [Fred] Hoyle on the internal temperatures of the giants and supergiants, of [William] Fowler and [Jesse] Greenstein on the formation of heavy atoms in an original hydrogen star, and of Fowler, G[eoffrey] R.