oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - What is a star?
|Article Title||What is a star?|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1944|
|Pages||125 - 127|
|Keyword(s)||'Hairy stars', Comets, Constellations, Crystal sphere, Shooting stars and Wandering stars|
If one looks m at the sky on any clear night one sees it studded with innumerable points of light - at least, they seem innumerable, but actually scarcely two thousand can be seen at once without a telesccpe. These points of light differ from one another in brightness, and, if one looks intently, in colour too.
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