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White dwarf - Wikipedia

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... helium white dwarf composed chiefly of helium-4 nuclei. Due to the very long time this process takes, it is not thought ...

White Dwarfs - Introduction - Imagine the Universe! - NASA

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Where a star ends up at the end of its life depends on the mass it was born with. ... A typical white dwarf is about as massive as the Sun, yet only slightly bigger ...

White Dwarfs - Imagine the Universe! - NASA

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A white dwarf is what stars like the Sun become after they have exhausted their ... A typical white dwarf is half as massive as the Sun, yet only slightly bigger than ...

White Dwarfs, White Dwarf Stars Information, Facts, News, Photos ...

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When they reach the end of their long evolutions, smaller stars—those up to eight times as massive as our own sun—typically become white dwarfs.

Measuring a White Dwarf Star | NASA

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Nov 2, 2011 ... Light from the surface of the white dwarf has to climb out of this gravitational field ..... The exploding star was a white dwarf located in the Large ...

White Dwarfs - NMSU Astronomy

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White dwarfs are the burned-out cores of collapsed stars that, like dying embers, ... It is much hotter (25,000 K), but because of its small size its luminosity is low.

White Dwarfs: Compact Corpses of Stars - Space.com

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Nov 26, 2013 ... Most stars in the universe will eventually burn off all of their hydrogen and become dead husks called white dwarfs.

What is a white dwarf star? | Reference.com

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A white dwarf star is the final evolutionary phase of a star, occurring after low- and ... A: Main sequence stars are stars in the phase where they are fusing ...

White Dwarf Stars - Universe Today

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Feb 4, 2009 ... [/caption] White dwarf stars are the corpses of stars; what happens once ... A white dwarf star is roughly the same size as the Earth, but it's ...

White Dwarf | COSMOS

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White dwarf stars mark the evolutionary endpoint of low to intermediate mass stars ... With such long timescales for cooling (due mostly to the small surface area ...