Talk:Oxygen-burning process

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2D[edit]

Isn't the 2 superscript on D redundant? It seems like consistency would be best, ideally any (non-1) superscripts on an H base, although the links could obviously continue to point towards the specific isotope's page. --Belg4mit 05:43, 17 July 2007 (UTC)

Style[edit]

  • Why are the two equasions under "Alternatively" in a seperate diagram? Why is there no information about the energy released?
  • Can somebody add the required size of the star for oxygen burning to this page? (Similar to the Neon burning process page)

SkyLined (talk) 00:03, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Solar Masses[edit]

This page doesn't seem to say how many solar masses a star typically needs to be for the oxygen burning process to initiate. I'm assuming it's comparable to Carbon Burning (4 MSun), but could anyone verify this? --Xanthine (talk) 10:48, 15 April 2008 (UTC)

Carbon burning process says it would have to be at least 8 solar masses (stars of 4 to 8 solar masses tend to lose too much mass). But someone who knows this material should add it. RJFJR (talk) 20:49, 20 October 2009 (UTC)