Protostar
t tauri star
Image from Steve Bowers
A gravitationally stable cloud of interstellar gas and dust of stellar mass contracting in an early pre-main-sequence evolutionary state. Because of the dense and easily harvestable concentration of interstellar dust and gas, protostars are highly sought after by interstellar development corporations and certain clades and hyperturings.
 
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Development Notes
Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Initially published on 19 December 2001.