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K star



Astron.
a relatively cool, orange-to-red star, as Aldebaran or Arcturus, having a surface temperature between 3500 and 5000 K and an absorption spectrum with strong lines of calcium and many neutral metals. Cf. spectral type.

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

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