The Colour of Stars depends on which property?

  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Age
  • Distance from Solar System
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 1st March 2015 in Space Science.
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Color of stars depends on their Temperature.

Stars have different sizes , mass, chemical composition etc. When we see them, they appears of different colors. It is not because of their distance from our planet Earth or their chemical composition. Star’s color is depends on their temperature.

Below is a table which shows relation between star’s color and respective temperate.

Color Class Temperature
Red M 3,000
Orange K 4,000
Yellow-White G 5,500
White F 7,000
Blue-White A 10,000
Bluish B 18,000
Bluest O 40,000
Pushpendra Pal Dean Answered on 2nd March 2015.
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