What
is
 
a
Star?
 
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A
star
is
 
a
bright
ball
 
of
super
hot
gases,
 
or
 
plasma,
held
together
 
by
gravity.
 
The
same
force
 
that
keeps
you
on
Earth
 
also
holds
stars
together!