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Hyperitian

Hierarchy:Chaotian Neochaotian
  Hyperitian
Classification:Period (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Status:This is a proposed period and is not yet approved by the ICS or the IUGS.
Top:~4630 Ma
Base:~4680 Ma
Preceeds:Titanomachean
Follows:Eochaotian Erebrean
Name origin:For the Titan sun-god Hyperion.
Proposed by NASA scientists at the Ames Research Center in 2010 to formalize terminology in the earliest stages of Earth's history.

For the time when gravitational collapse made the Sun's first light brighter than its subsequent main sequence.
 


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