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collapsar

(neutron star or stellar black hole)

The term collapsar is sometimes used as a general term for a collapsed star (the stellar remnant, a stellar-mass black hole, possibly also used for a neutron star or less likely, a white dwarfs), but is also used more specifically, for the product of a hypernova (the collapsar model).


(star type,stellar evolution)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collapsar
https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/March04/Piran/Piran9_4.html
https://wwwmpa.mpa-garching.mpg.de/lectures/ADSEM/WS0304_Kretschmer.pdf

Referenced by page:
superluminous supernova (SLSN)

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