Henyey track

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Henyey track

[′hen·yē ‚trak]
(astronomy)
An almost horizontal track on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram that a star of small mass follows in an early stage of evolution after leaving the Hayashi track and before reaching the main sequence, during which the star is almost wholly in radiative equilibrium.
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