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exotic star

(term for theoretical stars not made of atoms/ions)

The term exotic star is a catch-all for very unusual theoretical types of stars. Some examples:


Note that the term dark star was also a very early term for black holes.


(star type,degeneracy,theory)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exotic_star
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quark_star
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strange_star
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preon_star
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_star_(dark_matter)

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