Questions tagged [mass-loss]

Questions regarding the process of stars losing mass through stellar wind, accretion by a companion, or other mechanism.

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How much mass is lost in the red giant phase of a sun?

The red giant phase of suns may go relatively quick. How will this impact suns' total mass. Are there massive mass losses taking place when this happen? If so, do we know how much? The sizes of red ...
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Which star has the highest mass loss rate?

We have known lists of stars with high luminosity, temperature, mass, size, and much more. However, I have not seen a list that compares each star's mass loss rates. So, which star (or stars) have the ...
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