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Pollux is an orange giant that will be a [[red giant]] a few million years later. The [[Sun]] will have a similar life cycle as Pollux. Then Pollux will explode in a nova like most other orange giants becoming red giants.
 
   
{{Star|title1 = Pollux|image1 = [[File:K.PNG|thumb|Pollux.]]|caption1 = Pollux.|diameter = 11,000,000 kilometers|temperature = 7,939°F|mass = 2.04 x Sun|luminosity = 46 x Sun|spectral_type = K0 III|apparent_magnitude = +1.14|gravity = 4.842 m/s²|constellation = Gemini|elements = Ionized hydrogen and helium|distance = 33.72 light years}}
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Pollux is an orange giant that will be a [[red giant]] a few million years later. The [[Sun]] will have a similar life cycle as Pollux. Then Pollux will explode in a nova like most other orange giants becoming red giants.
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{{Star|title1 = Pollux|image1 = [[File:K.PNG|thumb|Pollux.]]|caption1 = Pollux.|diameter = 11,000,000 kilometers|temperature = 7,939°F|mass = 2.04 x Sun|luminosity = 46 x Sun|spectral_type = K0 III|apparent_magnitude = +1.14|gravity = 4.842 m/s²|constellation = Gemini|elements = Ionized hydrogen and helium|distance = 33.72 light years|age = 724,500,000 years old}}

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Pollux is an orange giant that will be a red giant a few million years later. The Sun will have a similar life cycle as Pollux. Then Pollux will explode in a nova like most other orange giants becoming red giants.

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