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1) mass-luminosity relation. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...More massive stars are in general more luminous. For stars on the main sequence of the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, it is found empirically that the luminosity varies...

2) white dwarf. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The physical conditions inside the star are quite unusual; the central density is about 1 million times that of water. The existence of white dwarfs is intimately...

3) luminosity. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The luminosities of other stars are commonly expressed in terms of the sun's luminosity. The known luminosities of stable stars range from about 1/1,000,000 that...

4) parallax. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Trigonometric parallax is the apparent displacement of a nearby star against the background of more distant stars resulting from the motion of the earth in its orbit...

5) binary star. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Riccioli made the first binary system discovery, that of the middle star in the Big Dipper's handle, Zeta Urase Majoris. True binary stars are distinct from optical...

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