Types Of Small Stars

Small Stars

  1. The smallest kind of star is called a neutron star.
  2. Small stars of low brightness are called white, red or black dwarves depending on thier colour. 
  3. Red dwarves are bigger than the planet jupiter but smaller than our medium-sized star, the sun. they glow faintly, with 0.01% of the sun’s brightness.
  4. No red dwarf can be seen with the naked eye – not even the nearest star to the sun, the red dwarf Proxima Centauri. 
  5. White dwarves are the largest stage in the life of a medium size star. although they are even smaller than red dwarves – no bigger than the earth – they contain same amount of matter as the sun.
  6. White dwarf Omicron-2 Eridani (also called 40 Eridani) is one of the few dwarf stars that can be seen from the Earth with the naked eye.
  7. Brown dwarves are very cool space objects, little bigger than jupiter.
  8. Black dwarves are very small , cold , dead stars.


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