white dwarf

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Synonyms for white dwarf

a faint star of enormous density

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The central star became even more intriguing during the winter of 1981-82 with the sudden onset of periodic eclipses.
revealed a clear spiral structure in the "protoplanetary" disk around AB Aur at a very large distance (r > 200 AU) (8) from the central star, which inspired discussions of gravitational scenarios for planet formation in contrast to the standard core-accretion model.
They have masses of the order of the mass of Jupiter and greater than one and are in orbits close to the central star (hot Jupiters).
The Dumbbell's central star is quite faint even in a 10-inch scope.
4 times the Earth-Sun distance from their central star.
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The BBC WM presenter and former Central star will run with thousands in the 5km run on May 3.
The Bears hit nine 3-pointers, including a four-of-five performance from South Alabama transfer and former Buffalo Island Central star Brooks Taylor.
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One, the Cats Eye Nebula C6, boasts a bright central star which looks like the glint in the cat's eye.
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George worked for Central Star Communications before joining Learfield.
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