Questions tagged [red-supergiant]
Questions regarding very large, cool evolved stars with high luminosity, size, and mass loss.
2 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
How big could a regular star in supergiant/hypergiant phase theoretically get, not counting quasi-stars?
For clarity, I'm not asking about the super-behemoths that are quasi-stars. I'm interested in knowing how large a regular star could theoretically get once it reached supergiant/hypergiant phase, ...
Can a Thorne-Żytkow object be the progenitor of a modern quasi-star?
I was reading some Wikipedia articles about astronomy, and came across an interesting line: The neutron star may also accrete sufficient material to collapse into a black hole. Now, here is my ...