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stellar remnant

(leftovers from a mainstream star)

A stellar remnant is specifically the leftovers of a main sequence star. It is typically a compact object such as a white dwarf, neutron star, or stellar-mass black hole.


(star type,stellar evolution)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_star
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellar_evolution#Stellar_remnants
http://sunshine.chpc.utah.edu/Labs/StarLife/remnants.html
http://www.novacelestia.com/space_art_stars/stellar_remnants.html

Referenced by pages:
black hole (BH)
candidate companion (CC)
collapsar
compact object (CO)
core collapse supernova (CCSN)
microquasar
main-sequence lifetime (MS lifetime)
supernova remnant (SNR)
stellar-mass black hole
stellar demographics
stellar evolution
Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff limit (TOV)
white dwarf (WD)

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