8B30.75 - White Dwarfs

Photo Credit: http://m.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2005/12/Sirius_B_compared_to_Earth
Photo Credit: http://m.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2005/12/Sirius_B_compared_to_Earth
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White Dwarfs
Area of Study:
Stellar Astronomy
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