...Beauty, cleaning, DIY tips and more - free to join!
   Login   Contact us   Site map   Puzzle Club   Ask a question    Newsletter

The brightest stars in a young open cluster will be/

Red giants that are dusing helium into carbon. Yellow giants like our Sun, but much larger. Red T-tauri stars still heading for the main sequence. Massive blue stars at the top left on the H-R diagram. The core stars of planetary nebulae.
Question asked by: u00sxc6

Asked on: 23 Oct 2009

The massive stars will burn up their fuel quickest due to the huge gravity making the fusion happen quickly, therefore these will shine the brightest in the galaxy.

Stars like our sun that are a smaller size use their fuel much more slowly and therefore live longer, therefore the radiation they give out is not as bright.

By: knowitall
Replied at: 25 Oct 2009
Rate Answer
Comment or provide your answer to this question
No comments have been added to this question "The brightest stars in a young open cluster will be/".
Ask a New Question

Find out more about Astronomy

Astronomy Questions and Answers

stars Questions and Answers

Next question: I need to know more about it


Become a Member! It's Free >>>

Share on Facebook: On Twitter: TwitterTweet this!

Question Keywords

open  cluster  young  brightest  stars  

More Questions:

Possible/impossible
Distance Of Saturn From The Sun?
What Are Shooting Stars?
Why Is The Earth Closer To The Sun Than Jupiter?
What Is Pluto Like?