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Using various telescopes, astronomers discovered a giant star that is 100 times larger than the Sun, and is very hot. It is blue-white in color. Why does the Sun appear brighter than this larger star when viewed from Earth?
- The Sun is older than the larger star
-The Sun is closer to Earth than the larger star**
- The Sun is made of different elements that the larger star

  1. PsyDAG

    agree

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