technetium star

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A carbon star with technetium lines in its spectrum. Since the longest-lived isotope of technetium that can be created by stellar nucleosynthesis has a half-life of only 210 000 years, this material must have been created recently inside the star and then brought to its surface.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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