An F-type main-sequence star (F V) is a main-sequence, hydrogen-fusing star of spectral type F and luminosity class V. About 1 in 33 (3.03%) of the main-sequence stars in the solar neighborhood are F-type stars.

These stars have from 1.0 to 1.4 times the mass of the Sun and surface temperatures between 6,000 and 7,600 Kelvin. This temperature range gives the F-type stars a yellow-white hue. Because a main-sequence star is referred to as a dwarf star, this class of star may also be termed a yellow-white-dwarf.

Famous examples include Procyon A and Gamma Virginis A and B. Some of the nearest F-type stars known to have planets include Tau Boötis, HD 10647, HD 33564, HD 142, HD 60532. F-types likely represent the brightest and hottest main-sequence stars that could plausibly allow life to form.

Some F Type stars explode as supernovae when they die and become a neutron star. But most of them will become a white dwarf.

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Habitable planets can be found orbiting Class F stars.

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