Red Giant

Updated: 3/22/2018
Red Giant
You can find this storyboard in the following articles and resources:
Astronomy - Red Giant

Red Giant

Picture Encyclopedia of Astronomy Terms

The red giant stage occurs after the main sequence stage in a star’s lifetime. Learn more about astronomy terms with our picture encyclopedia!


Check out the Picture Encyclopedia!


Storyboard Description

The red giant stage occurs after the main sequence stage in a star’s lifetime. When a star runs out of its nuclear fuel, it grows to be many hundreds of times its original size and cools, making it appear red.

Storyboard Text

  • 
  • RED GIANT The red giant stage occurs after the main sequence stage in a star’s lifetime. When a star runs out of its nuclear fuel, it grows to be many hundreds of times its original size and cools, making it appear red.
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  • 
  •