Stellar Evolution: Low Mass Stars. AST 112. Group by mass:. Low-mass stars: Less than 2 M Sun Intermediate-mass stars: 2-8 M Sun High-mass stars: Greater than 8 M Sun. Low-Mass Stars. So… what exactly do low mass stars do? They get on the Main Sequence and convert H to He.
This explains everything up to and includingcarbon. That’s six elements of the periodic table.Where do the other 100+ elements come from?