Minara, a yellow giant star.

A yellow giant is one type of giant star, belonging to classification of yellow stars .

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A yellow giant is a star near the end of its life that has exhausted the hydrogen in its core and swelled to a large size. Such stars could belong to spectral types F or G and have become larger than most main sequence stars. (ST reference: Star Charts)

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Stellar classification
By class and type class O blue-violet starclass B blue starclass A blue-white starclass F white star (white dwarf) • class G yellow star (yellow dwarfyellow giant) • class K orange star (orange giant) • class M red star (red dwarfred giant) • green starbrown dwarfN-type starR-type starS-type starD-type star
By size or makeup black hole/black starcarbon starcollapsardwarf star (brown dwarfred dwarfwhite dwarfyellow dwarf) • giant star (blue giantred giantorange giantyellow giant) • Lazarus starmicrostarneutron star (magnetarpulsar) • protostarsupergiant starvariable starwhite holeWolf-Rayet star

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