Astrophysics (index)

Radio Star

(Stellar Radio Source, Radio Source Star)
(star emitting much radio)

A Radio Star (Stellar Radio Source or Radio Source Star) is a star that emits a lot of Radio, either constant or pulsed. Different kinds of stars fit this criteria, including Pulsars (PSR), and Rotating Radio Transients, which are also a type of Neutron Star.

Late-type stars may also produce Masers. The Sun produces some radio waves but not enough to be considered a Radio Star.

Quasars (QSO) are not stars, thus a Quasar radio source is not a radio star.


(star type,radio)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_star

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