Neutron Stars are star that are formed by the collapse of a Supernova Explosion from a Massive Star. Besides Black holes, Neutron Stars are the smallest and densest star in The Universe. Neutron Star have been called White Holes in fact; hypothetically, also they have been called quark stars and strange stars. A Neutron Star no longer generates its own heat and chills overtime. This does not mean that a Neutron Star is safe to walk on however, for an average Neutron Star is around 600,000 Kelvin or 599727 degrees Celsius or 1.1 Million degrees Fahrenheit. Definitely not safe to walk on, unless you want you feet to melt. A Neutron Star has a mass 1.5 times that of The Sun. However its radius is 10 Kilometers or 6.2 Miles. This means that runner running a Marathon will have ran around a Neutron Star a little over 4 times. This small size combined with the large mass means that the gravity on a Neutron Star is very high. A good analogy is a sugar cube thou put in thy cup of joe would weigh one hundred million tons on a Neutron Star. Now that's what I call some strong coffee.
Every Star that is 8 times the Mass of The Sun has the possibility of becoming a Neutron Star one day in its lifecycle, or deathcycle technically. Before these Massive Star become Neutron Stars, they must go through one step. A Giant Star must first become a Supernova before it is to be a Neutron Star. More specifically it must become a Type 1B Supernova, Type 1C Supernova or a Type 2 Supernova. A Neutron Star forms from a highly swift rotational speed that overtime slows down to become a Neutron Star. There are times that Neutron Stars will have a glitch occur. A Glitch is a spontaneous and small increase in speed. This occurs due to a Starquake. Starquakes are just like Earthquakes, which rock the surface of the star causing the release of energy via seismic waves. There are also times where a Neutron Star will experience an Anti-Glitch which is a sudden decrease in the rotational speed.
Neutron Star that have a mass greater than 3 M will eventually collapse on its own weight and become Black Holes. This is the of the Neutron Star.
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