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OB star

(a hot star with class O or B)

The term OB star is used to designate a star that is either an O-type star or a B-type star, generally meaning just the hotter B stars. It represents the hottest stars as a class a bit broader than just "O". Some star surveys cover this class.


(star type,spectral type)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OB_star

Referenced by:
HII region (HII)
Strömgren sphere

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