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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Hot subdwarf stars and related objects; proceedings.
Napiwotzki (eds), Proceedings of Hot Subdwarf Stars and Related Objects, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol.
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.