Glossary term: B- type Star
Description: A B star is one whose "surface" temperature (the temperature of the layer in the star from which its light is emitted) is between approximately 10,000 to 30,000 kelvins. A B-star is identified by the absorption lines in its spectrum including neutral helium lines. Examples are Regulus in Leo, Rigel in Orion, and Spica in Virgo.Related Terms:
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