Science Quiz / HCHS Star Classification

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Can you pick the star classification given the color of the star?

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ColorStellar Classification
Dark brown (coolest stars, possibly cooler than human body temp)
Red (VY Canis Majoris, Betelgeuse, Antares, Rasalgethi, Beta Pegasi, Proxima Centauri, Barnard's star)
Red brown (Mainly infrared)
White (includes Sirius, Doneb, Altair, Vega, Fomalhaut)
Brown (cool brown dwarfs, methane is prominent)
Yellow (the sun, Alpha Centauri A, Capella, Tau Ceti, Kepler-22))
Yellow white (Alrakis, Canopus, Polaris, Procyon, Wezen)
Blue (rarest stars, Alpha Camelopardalis, Plaskett's star, Delta Orionis)
Orange (Alpha Centauri B, Epsilon Eridani, Arcturus, Aldebaran, Algol B)
A scatter graph of stars showing the relationship between the stars' absolute magnitudes or luminosities versus their spectral classifications or effective temperatures
Blue white (Achernar, Regulus, Rigel, Bellatrix, Alnilam, Saiph, Algol A, Spica)

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