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K-Type Star

(type of star with about 3/4 the mass of the Sun)

A K-Type Star is a star of the K-Class, a Spectral Class for stars of around .75 Solar Mass and .75 solar radius. They burn up their Hydrogen in tens of billions of years. They have very weak hydrogen lines. Characteristics:

conventional colororange
4000-5200KSurface Temperature
6-8Absolute Magnitude(visual)
21+ Billion YearsMain-Sequence lifetime

K-type stars are a good bet for habitable Extra-Solar Planets, but offer few planets for study because the stars are much rarer than M-Type Star and much dimmer than the hotter classes.

(star type,spectral type)
527nm569THz2.4eVbeginK-Type Star
725nm414THz1.8eVendK-Type Star

Referenced by:
Calcium (Ca)
FGK Star
G Band
Kepler Telescope
M Dwarf
Morgan Classification
Red Dwarf
Red Giant
Spectral Class
Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
Wilson-Bappu Effect