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White Dwarfs - Try This!

White Dwarfs - Solution

  1. Would a white dwarf have a larger or smaller proportion of hydrogen then a main sequence star?

  2. Would a white dwarf be larger or smaller in size than main sequence stars?

  3. Would the density of a white dwarf be lower or higher than a main sequence star?

  4. Would the luminosity of a white dwarf be lower or higher than a main sequence star?



 

A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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