protoneutron star

protoneutron star
A star which is cooling and contracting to become a neutron star.

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  • protoneutron — adjective Used only in the phrase protoneutron star …   Wiktionary

  • Neutron star — redirects here. For the story by Larry Niven, see Neutron Star (short story). Neutron stars crush half a million times more mass than Earth into a sphere no larger than Manhattan. A neutron star is a type of stellar remnant that can result from… …   Wikipedia

  • deleptonization — noun The loss of leptons from a supernova or rotating protoneutron star …   Wiktionary

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