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white dwarf
small,white,hot,dense star
magnitude
brightness of a star
universe
everything taht exists
galaxy
Group of billions of stars
apparent magnetude
How bright a star looks
red giant
star whose size expands after it uses up its hydrogen
light-year
distance light travels in one year
constillation
pattern of stars
super giant
one of the largest stars, formed when a star expands after using up its hydrogen;larger than a red giant
absulute magnitude
how bright a star really is
milky-way galaxy
the group of stars to which our solar system belongs
nebula
cloud of gas and dust in space
fusion
process by which particals combine to form one
supernova
brilliant explosian of a supergiant