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The colours of stars

Duration: 04:50

Even with the naked eye, not all stars appear white. Mark Thompson explains what those different colours mean.

Available since: Fri 13 Dec 2013

This clip is from

Stargazing LIVE Series 3, Episode 2

3/6 Dara and Brian reveal how the depths of space can shine a light on the distant past.

First broadcast: 09 Jan 2013

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