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Could Enough Water Make A Water Star ?
« on: 21/09/2012 12:26:17 »
Water eh ?

It's like the best ever !...

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Say I had a big old load of water...about the size of our sun I guess it would be quite hot inside at the middle !...but the outside would not be so hot.......would it make a water star ?...

Some place somewhere there must be the most massive ball of water ever out there floating about....whajafink the mechanics of a star sized ball of water is like ?


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Re: Could Enough Water Make A Water Star ?
« Reply #1 on: 21/09/2012 14:05:14 »
I cannot imagine 10^30 kg of H2O floating around in space but if it did what would be the effect of that vast amount of Oxygen on the start up of nuclear fusion that is required for a star to get going presumably the Oxygen would accumulate at the centre with an outer shell of Hydrogen but I doubt if pressures would be high enough for fusion to start up.
 

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Re: Could Enough Water Make A Water Star ?
« Reply #2 on: 21/09/2012 14:11:33 »
I cannot imagine 10^30 kg of H2O floating around in space but if it did what would be the effect of that vast amount of Oxygen on the start up of nuclear fusion that is required for a star to get going presumably the Oxygen would accumulate at the centre with an outer shell of Hydrogen but I doubt if pressures would be high enough for fusion to start up.

Thank you syhprum. Don't worry..I'll imagine it for you... ;).............I guess I was just getting all hypothetical...though, one might think that with enough space and time many a strange event occurs. I appreciate your postulation.
 

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Re: Could Enough Water Make A Water Star ?
« Reply #3 on: 21/09/2012 18:28:08 »
The heat inside the star would also dissociate the hydrogen and oxygen.  So,  one would no longer have water.
 

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Re: Could Enough Water Make A Water Star ?
« Reply #4 on: 21/09/2012 19:47:54 »
A central core of Oxygen is the state of very old and very massive stars shortly before they go supernova fusion only continues at very high pressures and temperatures.
 

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Re: Could Enough Water Make A Water Star ?
« Reply #5 on: 22/09/2012 01:01:47 »
Cherenkov Radiation?
 

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