Star, Origin of Stars,Types of Star - gk lokam

5 November 2019

Star, Origin of Stars,Types of Star

Star, Origin of Stars,Types of Star


The stars which lies immediately above the earth's North pole and around which all other stars seems to revolve is called 
Ans : Pole Star
The temperature of a star's surface is indicated by
Ans : The colour of the star 
Blue colour of a star denotes
Ans : Maximum temperature 
Brightest star outside solar system 
Ans : Sirius
Star known as Dog star 
Ans : Sirius
Star nearest to the earth 
Ans : Sun
The Closest star in our solar system, after sun
Ans : Proxima Centauri
Followed by Alpha Centauri and Barnard's Star
Indian Physicist who predicted an upper limit to the mass of stars 
Ans : Chandrasekhar
The prediction of Chandrashekhar is called 
Ans : Chandrasekhar Limit 
Chandrasekhar Limit is equal to
Ans : 1.44 times the mass of sun 
A region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape
Ans : Black Hole
A cloud of gas and dust in outer space, visible in the night sky is called 
Ans : Nebulae


An airborne observatory of NASA to study about the formation of stars
Ans : Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy
Biggest airborne observatory in the world
The operation centre of SOFIA is situated in
Ans : Northern California
SOFIA is operated by
Ans : NASA and German Space Agency (DLR)


Stars are born in 
Ans : Nebulae
The third stage of evolution of a star is
Ans : Red Giant
A very large star of high luminosity and low surface temperature is called
Ans : Red Giant
In the fourth stage, the star collapses and explodes and it will become
Ans : White Dwarf
The explosion of a white dwarf is called 
Ans : Supernova
The largest explosion that takes place in space
Ans : Supernova
A celestial object intermediate in size between a giant planet and a small star, believed to emit mainly infrared radiation. It is called
Ans : Brown Dwarf
The smallest and densest stars known to exist in the Universe
Ans : Neutron Stars


The stars which appear in the form of closed group and form recognizable shapes are known as
Ans : Constellations 
The biggest constellation 
Ans : Hydra
The smallest constellation 
Ans : Crux
The organisation which gives name to the constellations
Ans : International Astronomical Union (IAU)
If the size of a star increases, its life period
Ans : Decrease
Star which is a highly magnetized, rotating neutron that emits a beam of electromagnetic radiation 
Ans : Pulsar

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