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B star



Astron.
a massive, relatively hot, blue to white star, as Rigel or Spica, having a surface temperature between 10,000 and 30,000 K and with an absorption spectrum dominated by the Balmer series of hydrogen with lines of neutral helium present. Cf. spectral type.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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