subdwarf star


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subdwarf star

[′səb‚dwȯrf ′stär]
(astronomy)
An intermediate star type; luminosity is between that of main sequence stars and the white dwarf stars on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram; spectral classes F, G, and K are most numerous.
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Conference on Hot Subdwarf Stars and Related Objects (6th: 2013: Tucson, Arizona) Edited by V.
Hot Subdwarfs in Bamberg, in Hot Subdwarf Stars and Related Objects, eds.
Hot subdwarf stars represent several stages in the very late evolution of low-mass stars.
Prof Warner attended the conference "Hot Subdwarf Stars and related Objects" in Bamberg (D) in July 2007 and gave the conference summary.