# I might change three times - What am I?

When I am in my first phase, I am as dark as the space.
When I am in my second phase, I am as red as the sun.
When I am in my third phase, I am becoming old and disappear into nothingness.

What am I?

• "As space" or "as the space"? Is this on purpose? – Daedric Jan 6 '17 at 4:06
• well, I mean outer space. – Vahn Jan 6 '17 at 4:10
• Ok, just checking. – Daedric Jan 6 '17 at 4:11
• You forgot the fourth one, so my answer wouldn't matter. – Mazura Jan 6 '17 at 10:17

I think its-

COAL/CHARCOAL

When I am in my first phase, I am as dark as the space. When I am in my second phase, I am as red as the sun. When I am in my third phase, I am becoming old and disappear into nothingness.

Coal is dark like a space. When burnt it turns red as sun. And then it turns into ashes.

• Woahh.. awesome. Yes you're right. The phases describe the color of the answer, which is coal/charcoal. – Vahn Jan 6 '17 at 4:30

Could you be simply

a star?

When I am in first phase, I am as dark as the space.

Before the star is properly formed, it's literally just empty space with dust scattered through it.

When I am in my second phase, I am as red as the sun.

Many stars are red.

When I am in my third place, I am becoming old and disappear into nothingness.

Finally the star, now ancient, fades away into nothing, perhaps after a supernova.

• Nope. All the phases describe the *censored here :)* of the answer. – Vahn Jan 6 '17 at 3:31