peculiar star


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peculiar star

[pə′kyül·yər ′stär]
(astronomy)
A star that does not fit into a standard spectral classification.
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Prince's chefs have said that the peculiar star hated mushrooms, feta cheese and onions - unless they chopped them finely enough for his liking.
KELT-4Ab, which is about as massive as Jupiter, is located in a very peculiar star system nearly 700 light-years away.
Discrepancies of the non-magnetic Chemically Peculiar star abundances tell us about the operation of the processes in their atmospheres that produce their somewhat different abundances.
Another looked at the spectrophotometry of Chemical Peculiar stars to determine the effective temperatures and surface gravities [18].
My interests include the relationships among the normal and non-magnetic Chemically Peculiar stars.
Dr Dworetsky went on to outline the four main types of chemically peculiar star.
Chemically peculiar stars of the upper main sequence
The massive Arches Cluster is a rather peculiar star cluster.
Your pages repeatedly assert that astronomers have "deduced" what goes on inside peculiar stars, black holes, Martian history, and so on, whereas in fact they have come up with explanations that are consistent with most of the observed facts and appear superior to competing explanations.
Equally important are the newly found binary CSPN with intermediate periods, which appear linked to chemically peculiar stars whose composition was modified by binary evolution.
Sanduleak of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland has been cataloguing certain kinds of peculiar stars for a long time.
In the end Przybylski's rare-earth star failed to overturn stellar-evolution theory and instead became the coolest member of a set of many chemically peculiar stars with quiet atmospheres that suffer from heavy-ion levitation.