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Question about a specific Star

  1. Sep 2, 2011 #1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u1I5Gwti9s&feature=feedu

    How exactly do we calculate the age of a star?
    Is there any speculation as to how this star as existed in this state for so long without producing more heavy elements for so long?
     
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  3. Sep 5, 2011 #2

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    See http://www.universetoday.com/25038/age-of-stars/" [Broken]
     
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  4. Sep 5, 2011 #3
    Ahh. Thank you. That clears things up for me on this.
     
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