/ (ˈɛdɪŋtən) /
astronomy the theoretical upper limit of luminosity that a star of a given mass can reach; occurs when the outward force of the radiation just balances the inward gravitational force
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Word Origin for Eddington limit
C20: named after A. S. Eddington (1882–1944), English astronomer and physicist
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