late-type star


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late-type star

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(Astronomy) astronomy any star with a surface temperature below that of the sun, of spectral type K, M, C, or S. Compare: early-type star
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The R Coronae Borealis shell is 8 parsecs or 26 light-years across, about 20 times as large as any shell previously found around a late-type star such as this.
Most globular clusters show a certain degree of uniformity in the evolutionary paths followed by their late-type stars.
The spectrum reveals both absorption lines from late-type stars (most notably titanium oxide, TiO) and bright HI and HeI emission lines from the hot compact companion.
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Red stars represent the late-type stars in the spectral classification system developed nearly 80 years ago at Harvard College Observatory.