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Q & A: star basics

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
What color do stars change into as they grow older. Do stars change sizes as they get older? Thanks
- Sarah (age 10)
Niskayuna High School, Niskayuna, NY USA
A:
As typical stars get older they tend to look more red. As they get older they do change sizes, they tend to get bigger. However, some stars which start off very large follow a different pattern.

James

(published on 10/22/2007)

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