main sequence

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A major grouping of stars that creates a narrow band from the upper left to the lower right when plotted by luminosity and surface temperature on a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'main sequence':

main sequenceThe area on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram in which the main sequence is located.
main sequenceUsed other than as an idiom: see main, sequence.
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