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?


Key Facts In This Video

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    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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