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A very compact, dense stellar remnant composed almost entirely of neutrons
Microscopic solid grains of various compounds in interstellar space
The rate at which electromagnetic radiation is emitted from a star or other object
The apparent displacement of an object relative to more distant objects caused by viewing it from different locations
A large, cool star of high luminosity
A comparatively dense cloud of gas and dust in interstellar space that is illuminated by a star between it and the Earth
A device for directly viewing a spectrum
A stellar outburst during which a star suddenly invreases its brightness roughly a millionfold
Electromagnetic radiation of wavelengths shorter than those of visible light but longer than those of X rays
The point on the celestial sphere directly overhead

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