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STELLAR ASTROPHYSICS




   • accretion
   • accretion disk
   • ambipolar diffusion
   • astroseismology
   • asymmetric drift
   • asymptotic giant branch

   • Baade-Wesselink method
   • Bailey types
   • beat Cepheid
   • Becklin-Neugebauer Object
   • bipolar flow
   • Blaauw mechanism
   • black dwarf
   • black hole
   • Blazhko effect
   • blue giant
   • blue horizontal-branch star
   • blue straggler
   • blue supergiant
   • brown dwarf
   • bump Cepheid

   • carbon burning
   • carbon star
   • carbon-nitrogen cycle
   • Cepheid variable
   • Chandrasekhar limit
   • circumstellar maser
   • close binary
   • color excess
   • color index
   • color-magnitude diagram
   • combined magnitude
   • common-envelope star
   • convective envelope
   • convective overshoot
   • cooling timescale
   • core, stellar
   • corona

   • degenerate star
   • differential rotation
   • dust disk
   • dynamical timescale

   • Eddington limit
   • entrainment
   • envelope
   • extreme horizontal branch star

   • final helium flash object
   • flare
   • flare star
   • flickering
   • Fokker-Planck equation

   • gamma-ray burst
   • giant branch
   • giant star
   • glitch
   • gravitational instability

   • halo population
   • Hayashi track
   • heavy element
   • helium burning
   • helium flash
   • helium shell flash
   • Henyey track
   • Herbig Ae/Be star
   • Hertzsprung Gap
   • horizontal branch
   • Hertzspung-Russell diagram
   • hot spot
   • hydrogen burning
   • hydrostatic equilibrium
   • hypergiant
   • hypernova

   • instability strip
   • interacting binary
   • intermediate population star
   • interstellar distances
   • intrinsic color index
   • inverse P Cygni profile

   • Jean's length
   • Jean's mass
   • jet

   • Kelvin-Helmholtz contraction
   • Kramer's law

   • light curve
   • light element
   • lithium depletion boundary
   • luminosity class

   • macroturbulence
   • magnetar
   • magnetic cataclysmic variable
   • magnetic star
   • main sequence
   • main-sequence fitting
   • main-sequence turnoff
   • mass function
   • mass loss
   • mass transfer
   • mass-luminosity relation
   • mass-luminosity-radius relation
   • mass-radius relation
   • mean parallax
   • microquasar
   • microturbulence
   • millisecond pulsar
   • molecular cloud
   • Morgan-Keenan classification

   • neutron star
   • neutronium
   • non-radial pulsation
   • nova
   • nuclear timescale
   • nucleosynthesis

   • oblique rotator
   • OB star
   • Oppenheimer-Volkoff limit
   • overcontact binary

   • P Cygni profile
   • period-age relation
   • period-luminosity relation
   • period-mass relation
   • period-spectra relation
   • planetary nebula
   • population
   • Population I
   • Population II
   • Population III
   • population types
   • p-process
   • pre-main-sequence object
   • proton-proton chain
   • protoplanetary nebula
   • pulsar
   • pulsar timing noise
   • pulsar wind nebula
   • pulsating variable

   • radial pulsation
   • red dwarf
   • red giant
   • red giant tip
   • red supergiant
   • regenerated disk
   • relaxation
   • Roche lobe
   • r-process
   • RR Lyrae star

   • Salpeter function
   • Schonberg-Chandrasekhar limit
   • Schwarzschild radius
   • secondary minimum
   • shell burning
   • shell star
   • soft gamma repeater
   • source
   • speckle interferometry
   • spectral type
   • spin-down
   • Spitzer-Schwarzschild mechanism
   • s-process
   • standard candle
   • standard star
   • star
   • star streaming
   • starquake
   • stars, evolution
   • stars, lifetimes
   • stars, masses
   • stars, numbers
   • stars, sizes
   • stars, temperatures
   • stellar atmosphere
   • stellar wind
   • subdwarf
   • subgiant
   • subluminous star
   • superflare
   • supergiant
   • super-hump
   • supernova
   • supernova imposter
   • super-outburst
   • symbiotic star

   • triple-alpha process
   • T Tauri star
   • turnoff point

   • UBV system
   • Urca process
   • UV Ceti star

   • variable star
   • velocity curve
   • velocity dispersion
   • Vogt-Russell theorem

   • white dwarf
   • Wolf-Rayet star

   • X-ray binary
   • X-ray burst
   • X-ray jet variable
   • X-ray nova
   • X-ray pulsar

   • young stellar object

   • zero-age main sequence

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