Discussion Post – Pick a Star
Astronomers can spend an entire career’s worth of time studying specific types of stars. If you could choose one spectral or luminosity class of star or one area of the H-R Diagram on which to focus, what would you choose, and why? How do you consider your chosen area interesting? How do you consider it to be important?
Given a chance to choose a star, the answer would definitely be the supergiant star. This is the most fascinating star ever, which exhibits relatively enormous size and intrinsic luminosity. The supergiant are larger in diameter and typically several times brighter compared to the giant stars (Smith, 2007)…