blue giant

blue giant
a very hot and very luminous star that emits visible light in the blue portion of the spectrum
See Also: blue supergiant

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Blue giant — For other uses, see Blue giant (disambiguation). Hertzsprung–Russell Diagram Spectral Type …   Wikipedia

  • blue giant — Astron. any of the large, bright stars having surface temperatures of about 20,000 K and diameters that are often ten times that of the sun. * * * blue giant «bloo JY uhnt», astronomy. a star of great size and brightness that has a relatively… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blue giant (disambiguation) — Blue giant may refer to:In astronomy: * A blue giant is a star with a spectral type of O or B (thus being noticeably blue in appearance) and a luminosity class of III (giant). * Neptune has been referred to as the Big Blue Giant due to the… …   Wikipedia

  • blue giant hyssop — pankolinė kinmėtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Agastache foeniculum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Agastache… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blue giant — Astron. any of the large, bright stars having surface temperatures of about 20,000 K and diameters that are often ten times that of the sun. * * * …   Universalium

  • blue giant — /blu ˈdʒaɪənt/ (say blooh juyuhnt) noun Astronomy a star which has developed beyond being a main sequence star and fuses helium in its core instead of hydrogen; characterised by being very large and hot, and relatively short lived with a life in… …  

  • Blue supergiant — Blue supergiants (BSGs) are supergiant stars (luminosity class I) of spectral type O or B.They are extremely hot and bright, with surface temperatures of between 20,000 to 50,000°C. They typically have 10 to 50 solar masses on the Hertzsprung… …   Wikipedia

  • Giant star — Hertzsprung–Russell Diagram Spectral Type Bro …   Wikipedia

  • Blue Planet — Meanings of Blue Planet:* Earth has been referred to as the Blue Planet due to the abundant water on its surface and/or the atmospheric hue. * Neptune has been referred to as the Blue Planet (Big Blue Giant) due to the atmospheric hue. * Blue… …   Wikipedia

  • blue supergiant — noun a very large, hot and luminous star; a large blue giant …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”