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The Death of StarsGuided NotesFor scientists, a dying star is an opportunity to see the future of our own solar system As a star runs out of fuel, the outer layers of a star expanduntil the gravity of the star can no longer hold them, and they are released into space.As the outer layer of the star, theyexpand they leave behind a searing hot ball of solidified oxygen and carbon astronomers call white dwarf. The End of Our World When our Sun runs out of fuel, it will become a Red Giant and: The temperature will go up by over 1,000degrees All life on Earth will parish.A wall of hot gaswill sweep through our solar system and into space, incinerating all of the planets and moons The Death of More Massive Stars
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Astronomy, Solar System, Supernova, Eta Carinae

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