red dwarf star


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red dwarf star

[′red ¦dwȯrf ′stär]
(astronomy)
A red star of low luminosity, so designated by E. Hertzsprung; dwarf stars are commonly those main-sequence stars fainter than an absolute magnitude of +1, and red dwarfs are the faintest and coolest of the dwarfs.
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A planet originally ruled out as having the ability to sustain liquid water, because it was orbiting too near a red dwarf star, may still have the ability to have liquid water on its surface.
The estimate, contained in a study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature, is based on findings that there are many more red dwarf stars the most common star in the universe -- than once thought.
The planet orbits a red dwarf star called Gliese 581 and appears to be three times the mass of the Earth, the team at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington said on Wednesday.
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