Stars: Mysterious and Bright

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Space is littered with stars. White specks in the sky, radiant and proud, illuminate the night sky. Space in general is a mystery, full of black holes, planets, asteroids, galaxies, and more. Although the one thing about space has always sparked my interest: stars. I've always wondered what different types of stars exist, as well as the ones who have managed to outshine the rest.

Stars come in various forms. For one, there are blue giants. Blue giants are blue tinted stars that are more luminous compared to the Sun, allowing them to shine more brightly. Next up are red giants, which are redder than other stars and are brighter than the Sun, but have cooler surface areas. Red dwarfs are faint stars with little energy. Red dwarfs are the most common stars in the Universe and can burn up for up to 10 trillion years. White dwarfs are little white stars and, just like red dwarfs, quite faint. White dwarfs release a modest amount of energy through a small surface area and take billions of years to cool down. Yellow dwarfs are small, main sequence stars. The Sun, our powerful native st...

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