Colors Of The Stars

Colors Of The Stars

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. (0:14)

  • 2

    Humans use the rod cells in their eyes to see stars at night, and is why different colored stars all look white. (0:55)

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