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** Bad Astronomy **

« Angry astronomy and sad creationism Socialists not fans of private space
»

** Why are there no green stars? **

By Phil Plait | July 29, 2008 8:00 am

Go outside on a dark, moonless night. Look up. Is it December or January?
Check out Betelgeuse, glowing dully red at Orion’s shoulder, and Rigel, a
laser blue at his knee. A month later, yellow Capella rides high in Auriga.

Is it July? Find Vega, a sapphire in Lyra, or Antares, the orange-red heart
of Scorpius.

There are no green stars!In fact


Source: blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2008/07/29/why-are-there-no-green-stars/


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