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Colors Of The Stars

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If stars vary in color, why do they only appear white when we look up at the sky?

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The Sun's surface temperature is about 6,000 kelvins or 24,479,540 degrees Fahrenheit. 00:14

  2. Humans use the rod cells in their eyes to see stars at night, and is why different colored stars all look white. 00:55

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